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Bolton Renal Unit - SRFTP 84

Placement Overview

Placement Title Bolton Renal Unit - SRFTP 84
Your Placement Contact Caroline Partington - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role


Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Rd, Farnworth, BOLTON, BL4 OJR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390218, fax 01204 390259
Your University Contact: Leslie Lappin - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will be allocated a Mentor before starting.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


7.30 - 3.30


11.30 - 7.30


No nights

Shift Notes:

Or 12 hour shifts 7.30am - 7.30 pm OR five short shifts Monday to Saturday.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Care of patients requiring dialysis
  • Physical and psychological needs
  • MDT meetings/Ward rounds

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Nursing Model: Orem's self-care model.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Clinical observations
  • Documentation - care planning etc
  • EPR
  • Managing emergency situations
  • Drug administration
  • Manual handling - hoist Dressing/aseptic
  • ANTT techniques

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Web sites
  • Articles
  • Books
  • Protocols/procedures
  • MDT members

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

ANTT Drug trials

Spoke Placements

Hope Hospital - Renal wards, Clinics CKD team MDT team - dieticians, psychologist.

Additional Information

Practice Education Facilitator - Mike Hollinshead

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