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Eccles Integrated Care Team - SPCTP 24

Placement Overview

Placement Title Eccles Integrated Care Team - SPCTP 24
Your Placement Contact Laura Dardis - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Turnpike House (Salford Council Offices) 4th Floor, 631 Eccles New Rd, Salford, M5 1SW
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone Central District Nursing - 0161 909 6554 - The best method of contacting this placement is via email
Your University Contact: Cath Savin - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Orientation to placement area and team
  • Allocated a mentor/associate mentor
  • Students identified outcomes discussed
  • Overview of placement Documentation discussed.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Regular updates, feedback from PEL following meeting.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Although at present District Nursing as a team we work 7 and a half hours daily between 8 am - 5.50pm there are no other shift patterns, weekends are included in the placement.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Following holistic assessment, interventions encompassing physical, spiritual and alternative beliefs, caring for patients in their own homes.

Also there are daily clinics for mobile patients encompassing all aspects of nursing care.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Wound care
  • Holistic care
  • Catheter management
  • Palliative care
  • Bowel management
  • Ear syringing (observing only)
  • Venepunctive (observing only)
  • Injections
  • Eye care.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Care of hickman line (observing only)
  • Leg ulcer management, more depth eye care.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Students resources files
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Notice board information
  • Team members Internet/intranet
  • Other professional with in the PCT
  • Productive files
  • Team meetings.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Ongoing essence of care benchmarking
  • Evidence based practice feedback and skill used within practice.

Spoke Placements

  • Health Visitors
  • School Nurse
  • Pharmacist
  • GP
  • Midwife
  • Evening Service
  • Other District Nursing Teams
  • Practice Nurse
  • MacMillan Nurse
  • Hospice.

Additional Information

The students are initially welcomed to the team by the team leader or Sister in Charge and introduced to their Mentor.

They are made to feel part of the team during their placement and given support throughout.

Car Parking for Students:- Please email the placement contacts for information on car parking if required.