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C6 East

Address: 

C6 East, Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP20 2UB

 

Contact:

Nikky Marsh - Ward Manager

Telephone:  01633 234118/9

E-mail:  nikky.marsh@wales.nhs.uk

 

University Contact: 

Ms Mary Lynch

Position:Lecturer: Adult Nursing
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87801Extension: 87801

 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Ms Jean Dadge

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

 

Remit: 

C6 East provides care for patients with acute and chronic respiratory conditions.  31 bedded ward consisting of 4 x 6 bedded bays and 6 single cubicles.

 

Clients: 

Adult patients of all ages

 

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 anatomy 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

 Students to negotiate shift patterns with mentor.

 

Dress Code: 

All Wales Uniform Policy

 

Last Updated:

January 2015

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