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B6 East & West

Address: 

Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport. NP204SZ

Contact:

01633 234594

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Cheryl Tyler

Email: cheryl.tyler@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone: 01633 234998

Remit: 

Neurology & Acute Stroke Assessment  (plus on-ward thrombolysis from January 2010)

Clients: 

Stroke, occasional non-surgical head injury, occasional MND

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists have therapy rooms within the unit.  Speech and Language Therapist, Dietician and Specialist Nurse visit on a daily basis.

Preparation for Practice:

Ward is very Multi-Disciplinary orientated with regular discharge planning and daily handover.  Low patient turn around and a ‘coordinator’ working outside the day’s care teams

Shifts:

  • 0655 - 1935
  • 1855 - 0735

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Last Updated:

October 2008