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C6 East

Address: 

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

Contact:

Ward Manager Lynda Raubenheimer

01633 234118/9

University Contact: 

Ms Susan Snoxall

Position:Lecturer: Primary Care and Public Health Nursing
Telephone: (+44) (0)29 2091 7719Extension: 7719

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Ms Jean Dadge

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

 

Remit: 

C6 East provides care for patients with acute and chronic respiratory conditions.  30 bedded ward consisting of 4 x 6 bedded bays and 6 single cubicles.

Clients: 

All ages of adult patients

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Students will be able to experience care of the acute respiratory patient which could include – patients with COPD, asthma, pneumothorax, pleural effusion, tuberculosis.


Chest tube management.


Health promotion – smoking cessation, inhaler technique.


Holistic care, discharge planning, falls management,  and if applicable ward management.

Preparation For Practice

An understanding of the anataomy and physiology of the respiratory sytem and common respiratory problems would be beneficial.

Shifts:

  • 06:55 - 19:35
  • 06:55 - 13:35
  • 15:55 - 19:35
  • 18:55 - 07:35

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Last Updated:

23.07.2013

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