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Willows Tissue Viability Services - SPCTP 33

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Placement Title Willows Tissue Viability Services - SPCTP 33
Your Placement Contact Robert Oldfield, Emma Foy - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Tissue Viability Services, The Willows Health Centre, Lord Avenue, Salford, M5 5JR
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone Reception - 0161 206 1717, Admin - 0161 206 1700
Your University Contact: Lyn Rosen - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Orientation
  • Mentor assignment
  • Introduction to Tissue Team
  • Discussion of aims for placement
  • Experience of all aspects of wound care assessment/treatment.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

One mentor for full placement.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Pressure sores/ diagnosis, grading, treatment.
  • Leg Ulcers/ diagnosis, treatment.
  • Assessment and selection of pressure reducing equipment.
  • Consultants clinics.
  • New patients clinic-nurse led service.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Dressing and technique, dressing section - appropriate dressing for wound, wound assessment, appropriate selection of pressure reducing equipment.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Pharmacology re wound care, 4 - layer bandaging, Doppler assessment.

What resources are available to help students learning?

Powerpoint presentations, Library of wound care books/journals/articles.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Trial of short stretch bandaging and 4 - layer bandaging.

Spoke Placements

District nursing, Podiatry, Occupation Therapy, Physiotherapy, Minor surgery, Health Visiting, Sexual Health.

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