Ward 23b

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Address Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. DD1 9SY 
Contact person Paola Niven, Senior Charge Nurse. paolaniven@nhs.net 
Phone number 01382 660111 ext 35220 
Getting there View map  
University contact Member of Tayside Acute Team. 01382 388534 
Practice Education Facilitator Mr John Hammerton 01356 647291 ext 65511 john.hammerton@nhs.net 
Remit Neurosciences - Specialist Surgery 
Type of clients Neuro medical/neuro surgery
Multiple sclerosis/Epilepsy/Parkinson's disease/Chronic inflammatory demylinating polyneuropathy - lumbar - cervical surgery/intra cranial surgery 
Key learning opportunities Care planning
Team nursing
Neurological investigation
Lumbar puncture for treatment
Care of patient with neurological/surgical disorders
PEG feeding
N/G feeding
Tracheostomy care
Intravenous infusion
Care of patients with central lines
Care of patient s with intra-arterial lines
Pre and post operative care
Patients requiring level 2 care (High Dependency
External ventricular drainage systems 
Preparation for practice Knowledge of anatomy and physiology of neurological and respiratory system
Information in orientation package
Information packages on all neurological disorders
SIGN guidelines  
Attachments Ninewells-Ward_23b_-_orientation_-_junior_student.doc
Ninewells-Ward_23b_-_orientation_-_senior_student.doc
Last updated 20th February 2015