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A1

Address: 

University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XN

Contact:

Ward Manager or Deputy Ward Manager

02920 746594 (office) South 4777/4778/3352 North 2910/5523

University Contact: 

Ms Jayne Hancock

Position:Lecturer / Co-Director of Learning in Practice
Ms Jayne Hancock
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87781Extension: 87781

Clinical Teacher:

Mrs Tricia Brown

Position:Clinical Teacher - Adult
Ms Tricia Brown
Telephone: +44 (0)29 206 87661Extension: 87661

Remit: 

Acute Medicine

Clients: 

Medical patients

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Ward A1 is a 38-bedded acute medical assessment unit, which is suitable for adult branch students in years 2 and 3. It links closely with the Emergency Medical Admission Unit, the Discharge unit and other medical wards. It offers students excellent broad experience of caring for patients with a variety of medical conditions. It also offers the opportunity to observe and practice the delivery of both fundamental care and a very wide range of clinical skills. There is a heavy emphasis on multi-disciplinary teamwork and all students working on A1 will gain invaluable experience in working as a part of this team.

Shifts:

  • 0700 - 1930
  • 1900 - 0730

Students can work 0700-1430/1330-2100/2045-0730 if needed.

Preparation for Practice:

Review medical conditions through reading key texts.

Dress Code: 

All Wales Uniform

Last Updated:

July 2014