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Ward H4 Short Stay & Urology Surgery - SRFTP 28

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward H4 Short Stay & Urology Surgery - SRFTP 28
Your Placement Contact Kathryn Hale - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 5843
Your University Contact: Julia Cappleman - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Introduction to Mentor

Introduction to the ward environment and ward staff

Student Booklet

Available spoke placements and how to arrange

Any special requirements/requests

Off duty to shadow mentor

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students are allocated a mentor prior to arrival - they have the option to change after their 1st week.A timetable is set on commencement of placement for the dates of initial, midpoint and final assessment interviews

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




19.00 - 07.30

Shift Notes:

Normal Day Shift - 07.00 - 19.30


What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Most patients are elective short stay surgical patients and the majority should be discharged within 23hours 59mins of admission.
  • Gynaecological and urology Patients may stay for longer
  • We also receive some emergency admissions from A&E

What nursing model is used for planning care?

OREMS Model of Nursing

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Clinical Observations
  • Wound care
  • Medications
  • Admission and discharges - elective and A&E
  • Care of the post-op patient
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Pain management
  • ANTT
  • Risk scores
  • Nurse led discharge
  • Patient Group Directive

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

Hospital library

Access to intranet

Student resource area

Student Orientation Booklet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Urology clinics

Gynae clinics



Breast clinic

Pain Team

Additional Information

Practice Education Facilitator - Andrea Surtees - Pre-Registration Practice Education Facilitator, Learning & Development Dept, 2nd Floor, Mayo Building, SRFT