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C6 East


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


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



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.



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.



  • 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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