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Urgent Care Centre - PARP 39

Placement Overview

Placement Title Urgent Care Centre - PARP 39
Your Placement Contact Angela Creighton, Yvonne Warwick - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement City/Town: Rochdale
Placement Phone 01706 517023 Urgent Care Centre, Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street, Rochdale, OL12 0NB
Your University Contact: James Richardson - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


09.00 - 17.20


16.00 - 00.20


21.00 - 07.00

Shift Notes:

Other shifts include 08.00 - 21.20 13.00 - 21.20 The above times are the common shift times of full time staff however we are flexible.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Assessment and management of the unwell/injured adult and child 
  • Multi-disciplinary team working 
  • Triage skills 
  • Health promotion 
  • Wound assessment and management

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Recognition of the acutely unwell adult and child 
  • Recording and actioning of observations 
  • Wound care management 
  • ECG recording and interpretation 
  • Urinalysis 
  • Pain assessment and management 
  • Principles of infection control 
  • Discharge planning 
  • Plastering skills 
  • Medicines management 
  • Documentation skills 
  • Developing good communication skills 
  • Promotion of health and well being 
  • Record keeping

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Health and Safety Policy 
  • Fire Policy 
  • Student notice board 
  • Sickness and absence policy 

Recommended reading:-

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Additional Information

Visits which can be arranged:-

  • Eye Clinic 
  • ENT Clinic 
  • Transfer of care team 
  • Children's outreach team 
  • Clinical Assessment Unit 
  • Early Pregnancy Unit 
  • Plaster Room 

Special knowledge and information which would be useful to the student:-

  • Anatomy and Physiology 
  • Common analgesics 
  • Principles of wound healing