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Borrowdale Ward - GMWP 6

Placement Overview

Placement Title Borrowdale Ward - GMWP 6
Your Placement Contact Adele Pendleton - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

RMN/Student link Nurse/Staff Nurse

Placement Address Prestwich Hopsital, Bury New Rd, Prestwich, M25 3BL
Placement City/Town: Prestwich
Placement Phone 0161 358 2062
Your University Contact: Kate Doyle - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Service Induction/security induction/ward induction
  • Introduction to Mentor and Student Link Nurse
  • Provided with Student Pack

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

All nurses who have completed either ENB998/Prep for mentorship are given time to attend Mentorship updates (where possible) like wise nurses acting as Associate Mentors are encouraged to attend Associate Mentor Workshops.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


7.00 a.m. - 3.00 p.m.


1.00 pm- 9.00pm


8.45 p.m. - 7.15 a.m.

Shift Notes:

These can be negotiated if necessary

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Admissions
  • Internal transfers
  • Discharges
  • De-esculation techniques
  • Procedural Security

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Global Nursing Assessment is used for Care Planning, but no particular Model of Care is used in isolation.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • IT
  • Risk Management
  • Therapeutic Risk Taking
  • Manage Caseload of patients (under supervision)
  • Building therapeutic Relationships
  • Evaluating Care

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Medication Management
  • Care Planning
  • Attending CTM's (ward rounds) and CPA reviews
  • Recording Patient Observations
  • Taking and presenting handovers

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Internet/Intranet access
  • Trust on site library
  • Journals articles covering a range of relevant topics
  • Current journals
  • Student information pack

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Pilot for a new risk assessment too (START) Sort Term Assessment of Risk and treat ability.

The Edenfield have a research department.

Spoke Placements

7 other wards in the Edenfield Centre, OT department, Practice Nurse and Charles House

Additional Information

If you are pregnant, please contact the University Placements Unit as soon as possible as you will not be accepted for a placement in this area.