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Medical Assessment Unit/Ward D1 West

Address: 

Royal Gwent Hospital, Cardiff Road, Newport. NP204SZ

Contact:

01633 234045/ 4048

University Contact: 

Clinical Teacher Contact:

Cheryl Tyler

Telephone: 01633 234998 

Remit: 

Acute medicine

Clients: 

Adult medical

Key Learning Opportunities: 

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of medical patients
  • Interdisciplinary working
  • Opportunities to develop knowledge working with MDT -social work; occupational therapy; physiotherapy; dietetics; SALT; Nurse Specialists
  • Emergency medical assessment

Preparation for Practice:

Management of both assessment and ward areas in preparation for practice.

Shifts:

  • 12 hour shifts - 37.5 hour week. 
  • 0700 - 1930
  • 0800 - 2030
  • 0900 - 2130
  • 1900 - 0730.

Every 4 weeks, student and staff make up 6 hour shift: 

  • Early: 0700 - 1330
  • Late: 1300 - 1930

Dress Code: 

Uniform

Last Updated:

August 2009