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Bolton Home Based Treatment Team - GMWP 21

Placement Overview

Placement Title Bolton Home Based Treatment Team - GMWP 21
Your Placement Contact Jonathan Cosgrove, Simon Glover - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Placement Address Royal Bolton Hospital, Minerva Rd, Farnworth, BL4 0JR
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 390597
Your University Contact: Emma Walker - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction
  • Orientation to the Team
  • Introduction to Mentor
  • Written and verbal information

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Responsibility for keeping selfs updated
  • Supervision

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30 - 15:30


02.00pm - 10.00pm


09:00pm - 08:00am

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

A mixture of hospital assessments via A/E, Medical Assessment Unit or Home Assessments via GP and CMHT referals - and people taken on to the Home Based Treatment team as an alternative to hospital admission.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Psychosocial - needs related, Msh assessments, Short term intervention

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Assessing Skills
  • Risk Assessment Skills
  • Focus on Problem Solving Skills
  • Multidisciplinary Working

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Induction pack
  • Access to IT
  • Access to information, student notice board.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Northwest Self Learn Project

Spoke Placements


Additional Information

This service began in February 2005 and continues to retain in its developmental stages, it does however offer interesting placement to students who are advancing in their training.