18 November 2015
CCU is the Coronary Care Unit that specialise in the cardiovascular system and the care of patients with cardiac issues. I shadowed two Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNPs) for this part of my placement who spend their time going to patients with chest pain and working out whether it’s cardiac or something else and referring them to the correct pathway.
17 May 2019
No single placement is alike and this could not be truer when considering my last placement on the Orthopedic Trauma ward at Peterborough City Hospital. I had already experienced a placement on an elective Orthopedic ward so I thought that I had some idea of what I was about to encounter..… Read more…
7 May 2019
As a student ODP I spend most of my time on placement. I have been in Anaesthetics since January and will be there until the beginning of May. The anaesthetic room is where patients come to receive their anaesthetic before they are taken through to the operating theatre for their operation. Read more…