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Croft Shifa DN - PARP 43

Placement Overview

Placement Title Croft Shifa DN - PARP 43
Your Placement Contact Sarah Kirby, Nicola Matthews - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

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.

Placement Address Bellfield Rd, Rochdale, OL16 2UY
Placement City/Town: Rochdale
Your University Contact: Suzanne Grierson - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Guided tour
  • Student pack Health Visitor

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Student spends 1 week with main Mentor and then 1 week with other members of the team

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


9am - 5pm



Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Chronic and Acute wound care management
  • Terminally ill
  • Chronic disease management
  • Continence issues

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Wound Care
  • Central lines
  • Catheter Care
  • Urethral and Supra-putic
  • Trachyostomy Venepunture Terminal Care TPN Apo Pumps Sydringe Drivers
  • Dressing/Bandaging Injections

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Aseptic Technique
  • Patient Assessment
  • Bladder Washout
  • Administration of aperients

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Student pack
  • Journals
  • Books
  • Internet access

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Pressure relieving equipment audit
  • Developing Practice Group
  • Wound Product
  • Ovulation group
  • Urology Group
  • TVN Link
  • Palliative Care Link

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Additional Information

  • Exposure to Practice Nurse
  • Health Visiting
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Diabetic Podiatrist
  • Leg Ulcer Clinic
  • Social Worker
  • Stoma Therapist
  • Continence Service
  • Diabetes Nurse Specialist