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East Central, Health Visitors - SPCTP 37

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Placement Title East Central, Health Visitors - SPCTP 37
Your Placement Contact Louisa Briston, Catherine Whitling - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Higher Broughton Health Centre Bevenden Street, Off Great Cheetham St East, Salford, M7 4TP
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 1766
Your University Contact: Helen Franks - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction
  • Visits with Health Visitors
  • Spoke placement to Jewish museum
  • Dental
  • Orthoptist
  • Audiology
  • Children's Hospice

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Annual Mentor updates
  • Practice Education Lead meetings and Away Days

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

What nursing model is used for planning care?

World Model

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Weighing and measuring children and babies
  • Developmental milestones
  • Immunisation schedule
  • Plotting growth measurements

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Immunisation and observing practice
  • Moving and handling
  • Resuscitation adult and child

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Learning packages
  • Internet access
  • Library services

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Students will use learning packages researching topics of their choice ie breast feeding using the World Model.

Spoke Placements

  • Dental dept
  • Audiology dept
  • Speech and Language
  • Sure Start Initiatives
  • Hospice
  • Jewish Museum and study day
  • Drug and Alcohol Team
  • Orthoptist
  • Homeless Families Unit.

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.

Higher Broughton, Health Visitors, Bevendon Square, Salford, M7 4TP

We endeavour to provide a happy environment for students to learn and enjoy the community placement, this is a diverse community very challenging but can be rewarding.

Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223