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Walkden and Little Hulton District Nurses - SPCTP 30

Placement Overview

Placement Title Walkden and Little Hulton District Nurses - SPCTP 30
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Your Placement Contact Lindsay Wright - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Walkden Clinic, Bridgewater Rd, Walkden, M28 3JE
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: Helen Franks - 295 6420 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Mentor name supplied, welcome pack to Little Hulton District Nursing Team.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentors/Assessors receive student on rota basis. Also current work commitments taken into account and discussed prior to student start.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

9am - 5pm - Including weekends.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Home visits, Clinic visits, residential homes, planning meetings, spoke placement visits.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Removal of clips
  • Injection technique
  • Physiological measurement
  • Hand washing
  • Asepsis
  • Personal hygiene
  • Bandaging
  • Testing blood sugar levels
  • Peg feeding.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Wound Care - dressing choice
  • Observation of ear syringing
  • Compression bandaging
  • Swabs
  • Palliative and end of life care

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Information on current legislations and government targets.
  • Policy and Procedures manuals
  • Student information folder, quiz on ward care, staff knowledge and experience.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Setting up of multidisciplinary team to work with drug users in drop in facility, encouraging clients to have confidence in the NHS.

Spoke Placements

  • Podiatry
  • Community Drugs Team
  • Heath Visitors
  • School Nurses
  • Adult Disability Social Team
  • St Annes Hospice
  • District Nurse Evening Service
  • Swinton Hall Intermediate Care
  • The Woodlands Mental Health Unit
  • Practice Nurse
  • Dental Department
  • C.P.N
  • C.A.B
  • Pharmacy.

Additional Information

They are a completely separate team from Walkden Integrated Care Team but both are now in the same building.