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Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff


02920 336353

University Contact: 

Ms Elizabeth Bowring-Lossock

Position:Lecturer: Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Psychosocial Care
Telephone: +44 (0)29 2091 7743Extension: 7743

Clinical Teacher Contact:


Low secure rehabilitation


Male only unit

Key Learning Opportunities: 

Students are able to achieve their learning outcomes whilst on placement on the ward and are encouraged to do via the following:

  • Attendance at ward rounds and presenting patients
  • Assisting with patient assessment
  • Assisting primary nurse with the care planning process
  • Assisting with medication rounds including IMI
  • Working alongside the FAST team
  • Developing a working knowledge and understanding of an enhanced observation policy as appropriate.
  • Attending for out-patient appointments/court visits with patients as appropriate.
  • Opportunity to participate in and contribute to specific RN run groups
  • Opportunity to work with other disciplines such as occupational therapists with patients, in ward activities.


  • 24 hour

Preparation for Practice:

Year 3 only

Dress Code: 

Smart casual

Last Updated:

5th August 2008