Ward 34 (Haematology Unit)

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Address Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. DD1 9SY 
Contact person Ann Graham, Senior Charge Nurse. anngraham@nhs.net 
Phone number 01382 633834 
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University contact Ms Kate Muirhead 01382 388534 k.muirhead@dundee.ac.uk 
Practice Education Facilitator Ms Dawn McFawns 01382 660111 ext 36596 dmcfawns@nhs.net 
Remit To provide high quality nursing care for all haematology patients from diagnosis through treatments and recovery or palliative and end of life care 
Type of clients People aged 16 and over from across NHS Tayside with malignant and non malignant haematology conditions 
Key learning opportunities Education opportunities to learn about the common haematological conditions and their treatments
Learn about and participate in the administration of a wide variety of blood products
Observe the administration and safe handling of chemotherapy
Care for patients undergoing a variety of investigative and interventional treatments such as bone marrow biopsy, insertion of hickman lines and vertoblasty
Experience caring for patients with acute sepsis and/or disease or treatment related symptoms
Participation in complex discharge planning for end of life patients
Develop management skills in ward administration
Have the opportunity to spend time with the haemophilia nurse specialist, clinical nurse specialist and Day Area staff
Develop knowledge and skills in complex pain management in patients with cancer 
Preparation for practice University theory in cancer care, blood transfusion and haempoeisis
IV infusion
Drug administration 
Attachments Ninewells-Ward_34.doc
Ninewells-Ward_34_orientation.doc
Last updated 7th December 2012