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South Health Visitors - SPCTP 3

Placement Overview

Placement Title South Health Visitors - SPCTP 3
Your Placement Contact Donna Horrocks - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Cleveland House, 224 Eccles Old Rd, M6 8AL
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 3819
Your University Contact: Lyn Rosen - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Introduction to staff and placement area, e.g. first aid

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

9am - 5pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Usually health visiting care situations - Baby clinics and visits to clients homes
  • Sure Start Groups
  • MDT Working
  • Safeguarding Children

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Eclectic Care

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Communication, IT, Socialisation, information sharing and telephone manner.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Weighing and measuring at Baby Clinic
  • Children's community services
  • Sexual Health
  • Hospices
  • Immunisations
  • Home visits in the delivery of the core programme
  • Safeguarding
  • Breast feeding support
  • Health Education

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Packs within the centre
  • World Model
  • Nursing articles
  • Evidence based research

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Student Health Visitors.

Spoke Placements

  • SW
  • Speech therapy
  • Practice Nurse
  • District Nurse
  • Podiatry
  • OT
  • Audiology
  • Hospice
  • Physiology
  • Social workers
  • Community dentist
  • Sure Start Centres
  • Health improvement teams
  • Dental Care

Additional Information

If you have been allocated this placement, you have children and live in the catchment area of the team, this may not be an appropriate placement for you.  Please call the team as soon as you are allocated this placement area to discuss.

Could student please contact Donna Horrocks or Debbie Hamer to discuss the options for parking.

Students can also contact the PEF Team at for a car parking form, however it may not be possible to be able to park at Cleveland House (this may have to be on the Ladywell tram stop park & ride car park on Eccles New Road).

Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223