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Pennine Neighbourhood Team (based at Littleborough) - PARP 45

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Placement Title Pennine Neighbourhood Team (based at Littleborough) - PARP 45
Your Placement Contact Jacqueline Fitzpatrick - 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 Featherstall Rd, Littleborough, OL15 8HF
Placement City/Town: Littleborough
Placement Phone 01706 764316 - 07967 146646
Your University Contact: Suzanne Grierson - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Orientation to work place, plan of learning events, planned visits with multi disciplinary team members.

Structured educational sessions with reflective discussions/documentation pre aid post sessions prior to clinical practice.

Address needs of learning contracts.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Identification of mentor/assessor prior to commencement of placement.

Pre-booked dates for assessments.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

8.30 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday

Flexibility for working a weekend/evening according to students needs.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Clinic situation, home environment, residential care settings, hospice, leg ulcer clinic, clinical nurse specialist

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Adaptation of Roper, Logan and Tierney

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Aseptic technique Wound management/assessment
  • Leg ulcer management
  • Injection technique
  • Removal sutures/clips
  • Care of terminally ill
  • Continence management
  • Eye care
  • Ear care
  • Mouth care
  • Pressure area management
  • Assessment and management of pain

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Books
  • Journals/leaflets
  • Structured educational sessions
  • Internet access
  • Teaching packs
  • Visits with other members of the discipline team
  • Clinical experience

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Team members involved with DN Practice Development Group. Leg ulcer clinic, palliative care, wound management, undertaking degree, pilot site for developing practice issues.

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