North West CATS (Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service) - VCI 25
|Placement Title||North West CATS (Clinical Assessment and Treatment Service) - VCI 25|
|Your Placement Contact||Trudy Hope, Lisa Lau, - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
|Placement Address||Belle Vue, Denton, Rochdale, Oldham, Stretford Leisure Centre, Lanceburn HC, Willow Wood Hospice|
|Placement City/Town:||Greater Manchester|
|Placement Phone||0333 200 4081|
|Placement Web Site||www.greater-manchester-cats.com/|
|Your University Contact:||Jackie Leigh - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
Student induction booklet and induction week.
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
Each student is allocated a mentor for the duration of the placement and will be shown on the staff rota. We do have more HCAs than trained staff so it is likely that the student may spend some time in clinics with HCAs.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
07.30 - 15.30
12.30 - 20.30
Long Days:- 07.30 - 20.30
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
Referals from GP's for individual specialities
Opportunity to spend time with members of MDT.
What nursing model is used for planning care?
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
Steroid Injection clinics
Setting up and locking down of clinics
Preparing medical equipment.
Completing electronic patient notes
Assisting with completion of safety questionnaires prior to MRI/CT scans
Chaparone in various speciality clinics.
Assisting in microsuction clinics
Decontamination of nasendoscopes.
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
Student Notice Board
Access to Intranet
Attend any resource library.
What resources are available to help students learning?
Student notice board
Access to Intranet with GMCATS
Able to attend any resource library
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
Patient Management Centre
Lead Cancer Nurse