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B6 North – Haematology Ward


Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport. NP20 2UB


University Contact: 

Mr Maurice O'Brien

Position:Lecturer: Adult Nursing
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87701Extension: 87701

Practice Facilitator:

Ms Jean Dadge

Position:ABHB Practice Facilitator: Child Health
Telephone: +44 (0)1633 656360 or +44 (0)7789 958241



Haematology (Scheduled Care)


Male and Female Adults

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Management of adult clients with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma/ Leukaemia/ Septecaemia / Sickle cell and Myeloma / Myeloproliferative Disorders/ Myelodysplastic Syndromes. Also an opportunity to observe and provide nursing care for bone marrow procedures.

Additionally if capacity allows student can attend the Medical Day Case Unit at Royal Gwent Hospital for visits and insight into the outpatient treatment environment for patients living with a range of haematology/oncology diagnoses. An opportunity to learn about and provide nursing support for patients requiring varied specialized procedures, for example chemotherapy, bone marrow, Hickman and PICC lines. This unit also provides the opportunity to care for acutely unwell patients who are awaiting admission to B6 North.

Preparation for Practice:

Read student information pack. Review clinical portfolio competencies applicable to this area of practice and ensure that these have been addressed in the statement of intent were student outlines their learning objectives at the outset of the placement for subsequent discussion with allocated mentor. 


  • 07:00 - 15:00
  • 13:30 - 21:30
  • 21:10 - 07:25

Dress Code: 

All Wales Student Uniform

Last Updated:

28 July 2014

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