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Highfield Hospital - PRSEC 144

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Placement Title Highfield Hospital - PRSEC 144
Your Placement Contact Carole Hnatiuk, Susan Hough, Michelle Hatton - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Manchester Rd, Rochdale, OL11 4LZ
Placement City/Town: Rochdale
Placement Phone 01706 655121 ext 283/284 Bleep 204 -
Your University Contact: Annabella Gloster - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Allocation to Mentor, Student Handbook. Opportunity to discuss expectations of placement

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Student will be allocated an assessor prior to commencing duty. Student will work with assessor at least three times or more a week. There will also be an associate mentor available

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


07:30 -15:30pm


13.30 -  21.30


21.00 - 08.00

Shift Notes:

Notes: Long days are not encouraged

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

A wide variety of surgery both inpatient and day case surgery

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Tierney and Logan

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Admission of patients, evaluation of care given. Liase with the MDT
Care for patients undergoing a large variety of surgeries
Opportunity to attend sessions in theatre, physio, outpatients and pre op

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

Opportunity to attend some in house study sessions/days

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Continuous Research and Practice Development within above areas i.e. Tissue Viability etc

Spoke Placements

Physio, Theatre outpatients, pre op

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