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Specialist Nursing Service - BPCTP 79

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Placement Title Specialist Nursing Service - BPCTP 79
Your Placement Contact Rebecca Lace - Send Email
Placement Address Avondale Health Centre, Avondale Street, Bolton, BL1 4JP
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 335221

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Students are asked to contact placement 6 weeks prior to commencing placement.  

Prior to commencement students will be sent an information pack. On commencement the students will be introduced to the team and able to ask questions about our service arising from the information pack. They will be allocated a mentor and will work closely with their mentor and other staff, being introduced to all aspects of our service.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

All qualified staff are assessors. We will allocate a mentor to every student but for a holistic approach the student will work with every member of the team. The student will be guaranteed to work over 40% of their time with their mentor.
The assessment interviews will take place in a timely manner throughout the placement and will be arranged with the student on their arrival.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

We work 8.30 – 5pm Monday to Friday over a 37.5 hr week.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Will have daily access to patient care

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Will be identified in the placement information booklet

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Will be identified in the placement information booklet

What resources are available to help students learning?

Wide range of information onsite and available for student use. We advise the student to research the placement once they have received the information booklet using web resources specified.

Spoke Placements

Various throughout the community

Additional Information

This placement offers the unique opportunity to work very closely with Advanced Practitioners and Independent Non-medical prescribers, delivering health care in an evolving service.