OPD General - RBHP 15

Placement Overview

Placement Title OPD General - RBHP 15
Trust
Your Placement Contact Sr. Irena Waite (OPD Manager), Victoria Sherrington - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital. Minerva Rd, Bolton, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390309
Your University Contact: Sarah Ratcliffe - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

STUDENTS ARE ALLOCATED A MENTOR PRIOR TO THEIR PLACEMENT COMMENCEMENT DATE.

MENTORS TO WORK WITH STUDENT AT LEAST TWO SHIFTS PER WEEK.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

Notes: SHIFT PATTERN IN GENERAL OUTPATIENTS : 8AM - 6PM , 4 DAYS A WEEK (ONE 5.30PM FINISH).

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

REFERRAL ROUTE FROM G.P TO CONSULTANT, PLAN SURGICAL ADMISSION OR MEDICAL TREATMENT, INVESTIGATIONS ETC, ARRANGE FOLLOW UP.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

No recognised model.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

HAND WASHING PHYSIOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS E.W.S.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • ANTT
  • REMOVAL OF SUTURES
  • DRESSINGS.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • EDUCATION CUPBOARD
  • LIBRARY/INTERNET
  • COMPUTER ACCESS
  • EDUCATION CENTRE/STUDENT FORUMS

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

STUDENT INFORMATION BOARD STUDENT FORUMS.

Spoke Placements

  • CAHMS
  • PALS
  • PAIN TEAM
  • BREAST UNIT
  • PHARMACY
  • CHURCHILL UNIT
  • ENDOSCOPY
  • THEATRE INDUCTION
  • COLO-RECTAL TEAM
  • DERMATOLOGY
  • SURGICAL PRE-ASSESSMENT

Additional Information

Students allocated to General Outpatient Department will be required to work within three separate locations.

The services / clinics are run from three separate sites:-

  • General Outpatient Department G Block Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Minerva Road Clinic Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bolton One - Bolton Town Centre

The staff within General OPD will provide each student with their own personal pathway linking to their Outpatient experience. All students will experience all of the Outpatient sites during their allocation where different services and clinics can be experienced.

Practice Educator Facilitators - Lisa.cavanagh@boltonft.nhs.uk - Royal Bolton Hospital