Skip to main content
Clinical Placements Database

Ward B5 - Trauma Assessment Unit - SRFTP 67

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward B5 - Trauma Assessment Unit - SRFTP 67
Your Placement Contact Heather Beesley, Emma Butts, Joshua Wharton - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 4600
Placement Web Site
Your University Contact: Mary Braine - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Ward Induction
Experience on Trauma Unit
Opportunity for Spoke Placements
Study days
Practice education

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

There are 3 mentors on the ward with more booked on to Preparation for Mentorship so you will work under a student mentor with supervision from a mentor.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07.00 - 13.30


13.00 - 19.30


19.00 - 07.30

Shift Notes:

Long Day: 07.00am- 19.30pm#

Shifts can be agreed on placement commencement

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

As an acute Trauma unit patients are admitted as emergencies. Many patients require assistance with ADL’s, a strong involvement with AHP’s, and complex wound care. There will be opportunities for students to go with a patient to theatre and Spoke to other wards to follow a full patient journey

What nursing model is used for planning care?

TAU use an adaptation of the Roper Logan & Tierney’s, activities of daily living model to assess patients on the unit

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Provision of ADLs. Medicines management. Physiological and neurological observations. Wound Care.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Discharge planning. Trauma pathway. Role of Trauma Coordinators

What resources are available to help students learning?

Link Nurses and their folders
Study Days

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

TrendCare- small team nursing

Spoke Placements

Major Trauma Coordinators
Trauma Rehab
Nurse Consultant

Additional Information

We welcome students in contacting the ward before thier start date to come and meet the team and get a feel of the unit ready for your first day of action, please ask to speak with the Ward Manager or any of the sisters to arrange this.

Practice Educator Facilitators:-

Mike Hollinshead