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Ullswater Ward - GMWP 58

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ullswater Ward - GMWP 58
Your Placement Contact Christine Bateson - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Staff Nurse

Placement Address Prestwich Hospital, Bury New Rd, Prestwich, M25 3BL
Placement City/Town: Prestwich
Placement Phone 0161 358 2071
Your University Contact: Kate Doyle - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Introduction to ward, staff, patients
  • Allocated assessor
  • Learning contract of what will be achieved
  • How achieved and how assessed

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Link nurse organises and co-ordinates info
  • Student allocated assessor
  • Learning contract
  • Meeting of link nurses

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


7.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.


1.00 pm - 9.00 pm


9.00p.m. - 7.00a.m.

Shift Notes:

Shifts are flexible depending on activity of shift e.g. major review starting at 1400 hours

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • General ward - Hostel
  • Community assessment

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Global Nursing Assessment

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Medication/depot/physical obs
  • Nursing notes
  • Assessment
  • Care planning

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Diabetes
  • Drug and Alcohol issues
  • Asthma
  • Admission/discharge
  • Arthritis
  • Promotion of Healthy Living
  • Clinical Supervision

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Trust Library
  • Resource files on Ward
  • Internet
  • Observation opportunities
  • Staff Skills

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

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Additional Information