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Healthy Young Minds (CAMHS) - PCBP 15

Placement Overview

Placement Title Healthy Young Minds (CAMHS) - PCBP 15
Your Placement Contact Nicola Gray - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

CAMHS Nurse Practitioner

Placement Address Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Old Rd, Bury, BL9 7TD
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161 716 1100
Your University Contact: Angela Cotton - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Introduction and orientation to the team and building. CAMHS student pack. Observe Monday morning Choice group supervision. Access to ADHD clinic and ASD assessment process. Participate in Choice and Partnership appointments. Work with multi agency team workers. If possible observe Child in Need and Safeguarding meetings.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Age range is 0 to 16yrs on an out patient basis although some kids are seen at home, school or an alternative venue.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

CAMHS care delivery and management based upon the Choice and Partnership system. Developing skills to understand risk assessment and management. Using nursing skills within a multi agency team including the Child In Need and Child Protection arena.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

Student Learning Zone including resources, books, articles and access to the internet.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Available spoke placements including Inreach/Outreach team and CAMHS Outreach team.

Additional Information

Updated 24.01.11