Royal Bolton Hospital on TV tonight

Royal Bolton Hospital on TV tonight

Student nurse Alistair Soutar looks through patient notes on his placement at the Royal Bolton Hospital’s orthopaedics ward

Alistair Soutar helps a doctor on his rounds

Student Nurses: Bedpans and Bandages, filmed at the Royal Bolton Hospital

First published in News

A STUDENT nurse from Farnworth will star in a new television programme filmed at the Royal Bolton Hospital.

The series, called Student Nurses: Bedpans and Bandages, will be screened on ITV at 8pm tonight and will give an insight into what it takes to become a nurse in the 21st century.

The first episode tonight will follow three trainee nurses, including first-year student Alistair Soutar — of Broadway in Farnworth — who previously worked as a carpet fitter.

Mr Soutar, who is currently studying at the University of Salford, said: “I decided to get involved with the programme because I felt it was important to promote to positive work carried out by nursing staff.

“I have always wanted to be a nurse but I waited until I was a bit older because I knew I probably wasn’t mature enough when I was 18 to deal with some of the stuff you face every day as a nurse.

“It was a fantastic experience to take part in the programme and it meant I got the chance to do things you wouldn’t normally get to do as a first year — such as watching surgery.”

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5:53pm Fri 14 Feb 14

ohiogirl says...

Remember the programme we did at BRI back in the 70's!!!
Remember the programme we did at BRI back in the 70's!!! ohiogirl
  • Score: 4

7:37pm Fri 14 Feb 14

bwfc58 says...

It say's in my TV Mag that the Documentary is following nurses in Birmingham and Manchester I did not know that The Royal Bolton Hospital had moved to Manchester
It say's in my TV Mag that the Documentary is following nurses in Birmingham and Manchester I did not know that The Royal Bolton Hospital had moved to Manchester bwfc58
  • Score: 4

8:24pm Fri 14 Feb 14

BIG ERN says...

bwfc58 wrote:
It say's in my TV Mag that the Documentary is following nurses in Birmingham and Manchester I did not know that The Royal Bolton Hospital had moved to Manchester
The students study at the University of Salford Manchester, but have nursing placements throughout the North West.I had my placements as far away as Wigan and Salford as well as the K wards in Bolton. It is the university which dictates where a student goes on placement and tends to place students as near to their home town as possible.
[quote][p][bold]bwfc58[/bold] wrote: It say's in my TV Mag that the Documentary is following nurses in Birmingham and Manchester I did not know that The Royal Bolton Hospital had moved to Manchester[/p][/quote]The students study at the University of Salford Manchester, but have nursing placements throughout the North West.I had my placements as far away as Wigan and Salford as well as the K wards in Bolton. It is the university which dictates where a student goes on placement and tends to place students as near to their home town as possible. BIG ERN
  • Score: 5

8:24pm Fri 14 Feb 14

BIG ERN says...

bwfc58 wrote:
It say's in my TV Mag that the Documentary is following nurses in Birmingham and Manchester I did not know that The Royal Bolton Hospital had moved to Manchester
The students study at the University of Salford Manchester, but have nursing placements throughout the North West.I had my placements as far away as Wigan and Salford as well as the K wards in Bolton. It is the university which dictates where a student goes on placement and tends to place students as near to their home town as possible.
[quote][p][bold]bwfc58[/bold] wrote: It say's in my TV Mag that the Documentary is following nurses in Birmingham and Manchester I did not know that The Royal Bolton Hospital had moved to Manchester[/p][/quote]The students study at the University of Salford Manchester, but have nursing placements throughout the North West.I had my placements as far away as Wigan and Salford as well as the K wards in Bolton. It is the university which dictates where a student goes on placement and tends to place students as near to their home town as possible. BIG ERN
  • Score: -6

8:52pm Fri 14 Feb 14

bwfc58 says...

When was Salford part of Manchester Never Salford is a City in its own right and yes you are quite right about nursing placements but it does say The Royal Bolton Hospital which is again nothing to do with Manchester that is all I am saying which is on the Tv right now
When was Salford part of Manchester Never Salford is a City in its own right and yes you are quite right about nursing placements but it does say The Royal Bolton Hospital which is again nothing to do with Manchester that is all I am saying which is on the Tv right now bwfc58
  • Score: -3

11:56pm Fri 14 Feb 14

The Priceshagger says...

The credits at the end did not refer to the Royal Bolton Hospital. It just thanked the Bolton NHS Trust, where as the Birmingham and Salford Royal Hospitals were credited as such.

Not once did I hear Bolton mentioned, and the way it was edited made it appear that the clear footage of the RBH was a Manchester or Salford based hospital.
The credits at the end did not refer to the Royal Bolton Hospital. It just thanked the Bolton NHS Trust, where as the Birmingham and Salford Royal Hospitals were credited as such. Not once did I hear Bolton mentioned, and the way it was edited made it appear that the clear footage of the RBH was a Manchester or Salford based hospital. The Priceshagger
  • Score: 2

12:33am Sat 15 Feb 14

bwfc58 says...

Well that is the Bolton News for you then I can only comment what I see on this news story but like i said Salford is nothing to do with Manchester I will watch it tomorrow on catch up TV then i will Comment on what I saw tomorrow But if it is Bolton NHS Trust well that is The Royal Bolton Hospital anyway but again if it did not mention Manchester or Salford then it must have been Bolton but lets see and i for one do know that The Royal Bolton Hospital and its Doctors and nurses do a fantastic Job and so do all the other workers there Please keep up the good work
Well that is the Bolton News for you then I can only comment what I see on this news story but like i said Salford is nothing to do with Manchester I will watch it tomorrow on catch up TV then i will Comment on what I saw tomorrow But if it is Bolton NHS Trust well that is The Royal Bolton Hospital anyway but again if it did not mention Manchester or Salford then it must have been Bolton but lets see and i for one do know that The Royal Bolton Hospital and its Doctors and nurses do a fantastic Job and so do all the other workers there Please keep up the good work bwfc58
  • Score: 3

2:27pm Sat 15 Feb 14

bwfc58 says...

I did watch it and when the Student nurse went into The Royal Bolton Hospital the sign over his head says Bolton Community Unit and then you see a few more signs were you see Bolton mentioned so that out of the way the two Students were from Salford University that is were they are from but yes on there Uniforms in little red letters it says Manchester why I do not know for one they study at The Salford Royal which again as nothing to do with Manchester and as I am a true Bolton man and want nothing to do with any part of Manchester I have a few friends that live in Salford and try telling them they are from Manchester and you to will need to be treated by that young nurse in The Royal Bolton Hospital so why again does Manchester get mentioned you please tell me and as for the Student nurses That work at The Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Trust and all the other nurses and Doctors And Consultants and all the other workers that work there they do one Fantastic Job please keep up the good work you all do you are all angels Thank you Thank you Thank you
I did watch it and when the Student nurse went into The Royal Bolton Hospital the sign over his head says Bolton Community Unit and then you see a few more signs were you see Bolton mentioned so that out of the way the two Students were from Salford University that is were they are from but yes on there Uniforms in little red letters it says Manchester why I do not know for one they study at The Salford Royal which again as nothing to do with Manchester and as I am a true Bolton man and want nothing to do with any part of Manchester I have a few friends that live in Salford and try telling them they are from Manchester and you to will need to be treated by that young nurse in The Royal Bolton Hospital so why again does Manchester get mentioned you please tell me and as for the Student nurses That work at The Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Trust and all the other nurses and Doctors And Consultants and all the other workers that work there they do one Fantastic Job please keep up the good work you all do you are all angels Thank you Thank you Thank you bwfc58
  • Score: 2

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