Children's OPD (COPD) - RBHP 14

Placement Overview

Placement Title Children's OPD (COPD) - RBHP 14
Your Placement Contact Joanne O'Grady, Anne Hunter, Ida Johnson, Viv Melia - Send Email
Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390390 ext 3602
Your University Contact: Patrick Devitt - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Role of Practice Education Facilitator Team

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentors - Melanie Hinks, Kerry Whiteside and Joanne O'Grady.Associate Mentors - Sheena Price and Abeda Matadar 

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


8.30 - 5.30 x 3 days8.30 - 1.30 x 1 day8.30 - 4.30 x 1 day 

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Very varied due to nature of the department. 

What nursing model is used for planning care?

None used in the department.All care is based around child's individual needs 

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Venepuncture
  • Food challenge clinics
  • Immunisations

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Bowel Management Clinic - Completed
  • Botox clinics for children with Cerebral Palsy
  • TB Clinics.

Additional Information

Practice Educator Facilitators - - Royal Bolton Hospital