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Burnside Surgery PN - BPCTP 8

Placement Overview

Placement Title Burnside Surgery PN - BPCTP 8
Your Placement Contact Mavis McCall - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Waters Meeting Health Centre, Navigation Park, Waters Meeting Rd, Bolton, BL1 8TT
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 462930
Your University Contact: Gaynor Fenton - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Assessment and interview times are arranged on commencement of placement. Spoke placements are discussed and arranged depending on the students interest.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentor is met on first day of placement and worked with for 90% of the time on placement.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Monday 8:30am - 6pm

Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm

Wednesday 8:30am - 3pm

Thursday 8:30am - 5pm

Friday 8:30am - 6pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Care is offered by appointment covering areas such as chronic disease management and health promotion. Also sexual health, cervical cytology, travel advice and immunisations, ear syringing, dressings. The work varies from day to day and situations are discussed and treated as they occur.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

As there are so many types of patient illness no one defined model can be used but guidelines and protocols are discussed as they arise.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Injection technique
  • Aseptic technique
  • Communication with patient's and colleagues
  • Health Promotion
  • Chronic Disease Management

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Venepuncture
  • Spirometry
  • Recording ECG's

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Journals
  • Reference books
  • Internet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Depending on the students interest/needs:-

  • District Nursing
  • Health Visiting
  • School Nurses

Additional Information

Students are also able to spend time sitting in with G.P consultations, Podiatry foot screening, Dietetic consultations, Midwife.