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Critical Care Unit, Nevill Hall Hospital

Address: 

Nevill Hall Hospital, Brecon Road, Abergavenny Monmouthshire NP7 7EG

Contact:

Sr Deb Harris  Direct telephone: 01873 732177  Email:  Deb.harris@wales.nhs.uk 

University Contact: 

Ms Anna Jones

Position:Lecturer / Associate Director of Post Graduate Taught
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7769Extension: 7769

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Sian Thomas

Remit: 

Medical and Surgical Critical Care

Clients: 

Medical and Surgical Critical Care age range 18-100 years

Key Learning Opportunities: 

  • Fundamental care 
  • Discharge planning to the wards
  • Time management 
  • Medication 
  • Anatomy and physiology 
  • Dietetics 
  • MDT 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Consultant ward round 
  • Palliative care – end of life pathways 
  • Communication 
  • Violence and aggression – dementia and alcohol abuse 
  • Delirium 
  • Complex wound management 
  • Ventilatory and cardiovascular support (multi- system support) 
  • Tracheostomies 
  • Physiological observations

Preparation for Practice:

Management of critical care areas in preparation for practice

Shifts:

  • 12 hour shifts
  • 07.00 - 19.30
  • 19.00 - 07.30

Dress Code: 

All Wales Uniform

Last Updated:

11th February 2013