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Heywood SN Team - HMRCP 59

Placement Overview

Placement Title Heywood SN Team - HMRCP 59
Your Placement Contact Fiona Myles - Send Email
Placement Address Church Street, Heywood, OL10 1LR
Placement City/Town: Heywood
Placement Phone 01706 676709
Your University Contact: Michelle Howarth - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

*Student pack
*Allocated mentor
*Introduction to the placement (working hours, contact details, uniform, meeting the team)
*Spoke placements.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Allocated mentor prior to placement, which the student will be informed of when they make contact with the team.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

Days: 9am until 5pm.
Flexible working to meet the needs of the service

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

The school nursing team is split into 4 localities – Rochdale, Pennines, Middleton and Heywood. The team work in integrated teams with health visiting.

The team delivers the healthy child programme 5-19 years with the aim of improving health outcomes for children and young people across the Rochdale borough. We work in partnership to provide early help support and packages of care that support the health needs of children and young people within our borough.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Health Assessments
Caseload management
Time management
Health promotion
Public health initiatives
Chat health texting service
School health profile
Drop in sessions

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Sexual health

What resources are available to help students learning?

Case studies

Teaching pack
Practitioner skills and knowledge

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?


Spoke Placements

Complex caseload
Sexual health
Children’s Social care/MASS
Health visiting
Children Acute and ongoing needs service
Drug and alcohol team

Additional Information

If you have a child in the catchment area of this School Nursing Team you may not be able to attend due to conflict of interest, please email Angela Mehr in the Clinical Placement Unit asap to clarify.
We would like you to learn as much as possible on during your placement which includes work to be completed on quieter periods or office time. This could be scenarios, teaching pack or a health promotion topic.
As a team we appreciate your comments and would like your constructive feedback in order to improve our learning environment, at the end of your placement please complete the student evaluation sheet to help us achieve this.