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Placement Title Town Centre Team Health Visiting - BUPCTP 5
Your Placement Contact Jane Barnes - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Jane Barnes - Registered Health Visitor

Placement Address Windsor House, 1st Floor, Hollins Brook Park Little 66, off Roach Bank Road, Bury BL9 8RN
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161 762 3291 option3
Your University Contact: Edwina Thacker - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Induction to Placement.
Allocation of a Mentor plus an Associate Mentor
Exposure to the Healthy Child Programme and Core Health Visiting Offer to the Under 5 Population
An Understanding of the safeguarding Role of the Health Visitor
A Varied list of spoke placements within the Primary Health Care team

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

The student will have 2 mentors. We also use a team approach to mentors when necessary.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Monday – Friday 09.00 -17:00

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Health visitors see clients in their own home and in clinics

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney. We also use the Health and well Being of Children and Young people Triangle Model.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Basic hand hygiene
Good Clinical Record Keeping
Assessment Skills
Information Governance

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Any skills learnt on previous placements are an additional skill which will help you in your Health Visiting Palcement.

What resources are available to help students learning?

Audit Placement Folder,
Clinical Books,
Attending learning events

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

We encourage students to develop their research skills by undertaking small case study scenarios and studying community profiles.

Spoke Placements

There is a full list of spokes available

Additional Information

Please note:-  if you have a child in the catchment area of this Health Visiting or School Nursing team you may not be able to attend due to a conflict of interests, please email Angela Mehr in the Clinical Placements Unit asap to clarify.