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Littleborough Health Centre, PN - HMRCP 41

Placement Overview

Placement Title Littleborough Health Centre, PN - HMRCP 41
Your Placement Contact Lydia Cooper - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Nurse specialist practitioner

Placement Address Littleborough Practice Halifax Rd Littleborough OL15 8HH
Placement City/Town: Littleborough
Placement Phone 01706 632152
Your University Contact: Michelle Howarth - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Induction package

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

1 hour protected learning time

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

  • 9-5 Monday and Friday
  • 9-6 Tuesday and Thursday
  • 9-1 Wednesday Can work
  • 9-5 if preferred

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Home
  • Surgery
  • Nursing home
  • Family settings

What nursing model is used for planning care?

NICE guidelines, British Diabetic Association, British Thoracic Society, Renal Society, Work to guidelines

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Blood pressure
  • Intramuscular injections
  • Height weight
  • Waist circumference measurement
  • Pessary fitting
  • Chest examination
  • ENT examination
  • Skin examination
  • Genital examination
  • Cytology
  • Physical examination
  • Swab taking
  • Urine exam
  • Diabetic neuropathy testing
  • Spiromentry
  • ECG
  • Pulse oxymetry
  • Assisting in Minor surgery

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Communication
  • History taking
  • Interdepartmental communication
  • Multidisciplinary communication
  • GP visits
  • Mental Health Crisis
  • Referral pathways.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • All latest guidelines
  • Computer Access
  • Other members of staff

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Searching for potential COPD patients from the age of 35 and screening all.
  • CVD risk assessment study

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Additional Information

Please note:-  if you have a child in the catchment area of this 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.We are also a teaching practice for medical students.

The best method of contacting this placement is via email because the phone system does not have an answer machine and rings engaged when the member of staff is out of the office.