|Title||Healthcare Assistant – Wansbeck Hospital|
|Qualification||HCA General CSW, HCA L/D & M/H|
|Speciality||Mental Health, General Medicine|
Healthcare assistants (HCAs) work alongside nurses in wards across Wansbeck Hospital, helping to ensure patients receive the best possible care. Typical duties include feeding and washing patients, monitoring their condition (checking pulse, weight and respiration), maintaining the equipment cupboard and making beds.