Ward 84 - Bone Marrow Transplant Unit - CMMCP 17

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward 84 - Bone Marrow Transplant Unit - CMMCP 17
Your Placement Contact Katy McGreal (Practice Educational Lead) - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address s Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Ward 83, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701 8455
Your University Contact: Michaela Barnard - 0161 295 3811 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Student Orientation Booklet
  • Student Workbook
  • Student Evaluation

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Students are allocated a mentor while on placement
  • Mentors are kept on the Trust Live register
  • Students are allocated to work with their mentors at least 40% of the clinical placement time

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




12.00pm - 20.00pm


19.30 pm- 08.00am

Shift Notes:

Long Day: 07.30-20.00 

You will be following the shift pattern of your mentor for at least 40% of your time on placement

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Holistic Care of the Family Admission and Discharge
  • MDT involvement
  • Basic and complex nursing skills
  • ANTT

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper Logan Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Fluid Balance
  • Medication
  • Nursing observations
  • Time management
  • Ward round involvement
  • Management of Infections

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Principles of Blood administration
  • IV Therapy
  • Chemo administration
  • Bone Marrow Administration
  • HDU care
  • Infection control / care planning
  • Nutritional Support Therapies

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Student notice board
  • Student work books
  • Intranet Journals
  • Teaching Packs
  • Experienced Staff
  • Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Specialist

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Student teaching sessions

Spoke Placements

  • Inpatients Ward 84 - oncology Haematology
  • Outpatients Ward 84
  • Bone Marrow Transplant Nurse Specialist
  • MacMillan Team/ Palliative care

Additional Information

Practice Educational Facilitator - Kirsty.Walsh@cmft.nhs.uk 0161 901 1854