Research Nurse - PAOP 63

Placement Overview

Placement Title Research Nurse - PAOP 63
Your Placement Contact Louise Morby, Lyndsay Scarratt - Send Email
Placement Address Royal Oldham Hospital, Room 31, Marjorie Lees Unit, Rochdale Road, Oldham, OL1 2JH
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone Louise - 0161 778 5318, Lyndsay - 0161 627 8165
Your University Contact: Penelope Stanford - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Orientation package

Orientation to environment

Introduction to staff and mentors

Overview of working hours

Tour of facilities

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Students will work predominantly with their mentors, however will spend time with other members of the team

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

Core Day:- 08.00am - 16.00pm

To be discussed with mentor

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

The research placement will give students exposure to patients in the following areas in various settings:-





Acute Medical Unit

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Currently we do not work to a nursing model

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Observe informed consent process

Monitoring vital signs

Patient assessment

Core inter personal skills, in particular communication

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Data entry

Screening patients suitability for entry into clinical trials

What resources are available to help students learning?

Orientation package

IT systems




Information packages


What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

We currently run research projects in Oncology, Cardiovascular, Paediatrics, Upper GI, Colorectal, Haematology, Stroke

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