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Ward 1/2 Gilwern, Nevill Hall Hospital


Nevil Hall Hospitall, Stow Hill, Newport. NP20 4SZ


(01873) 732732 ext 2173/ 2172

University Contact: 



Clinical Teacher Contact:

Sharon Morris

Telephone: 01873 732 871




Adult Trauma / Orthopaedics

Key Learning Opportunities: 

  • Admission of patients 24hours/ day 7 day per week.
  • Pre-operative care.
  • Pre-operative investigations.
  • Visits and follow through of patients to Trauma theatres and recovery.
  • Post-operative care.
  • Ward rounds.
  • Multi Disciplinary team meetings and handovers.
  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Daily discharges and transfers.
  • Visit to fracture clinic and plaster room for Plastering and care of patients in casts.
  • Dressings and wound management.
  • Shift handover.
  • Medication rounds.
  • Time with pain team.
  • Time with outreach (ITU) team.
  • Time with tissue viability nurse.
  • Time with trauma nurse practitioner and hip fracture nurse.
  • Time in radiology department.
  • Assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care. Documentation of care.

Preparation for Practice:

Experience with support of management of ward team and ward area to include; budgeting, stock control, audits, health and safety, off-duty


  • 0650 - 1440
  • 1350 - 2140
  • 2100 - 0730

Dress Code: 


Last Updated:

October 2009