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Evening Service District Nursing Team - SPCTP 5

Placement Overview

Placement Title Evening Service District Nursing Team - SPCTP 5
Trust
Your Placement Contact Dorothy Wright, Gemma Barber - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Level 4, Ladywell Building, near Ward L7, Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, M6 8HD
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206-8921 - The easiest way of contacting this placement would be to email Vikki Allen.
Your University Contact: Alison Cavanagh - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Information pack
  • Induction week
  • Safe visiting policy
  • Working with each discipline

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  1. Each student is allocated an E Grade Staff Nurse Mentor.
  2. Also an Assessor.
  3. Initial interviews on first day of placement with Assessor.
  4. Will follow Mentors off duty as much as possible.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

6pm - 12 pm x 5 evenings per week.

Shift Notes:

DUE TO LATE NIGHT FINISH TIMES STUDENTS ON THIS PLACEMENT MUST HAVE ACCESS TO SAFE TRANSPORT HOME.

Directed study during day hours.

You will also be required to attend clinics and complete directed study to bring your hours up to full time.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Palliative care
  • Terminal care
  • Urology - catherisation - male/female and suprapubic
  • Diabetic care
  • Wound care - home & clinic
  • P-E-G feeds
  • Patient planning meetings

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Oren and Roper.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Catherisation, male/female, suprapubic catheters
  • Injections
  • Syringe driver - setting up
  • Setting up and taking down PEG feeds
  • Administration of medication via PEG
  • Eye medication administration
  • Wound management/aseptic technique
  • Central line flushes following chemotherapy
  • Complex care need assessments

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Intranet
  • Resource/information packs
  • Staff areas of excellence e.g. eye care

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • IV training for trained staff
  • Continence training

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Additional Information

DUE TO LATE NIGHT FINISH TIMES STUDENTS ON THIS PLACEMENT MUST HAVE ACCESS TO SAFE TRANSPORT HOME.

Any students allocated this placement must email PEFTeam@srft.nhs.uk or ring 0161 206 3210/8223 6 weeks before placement to confirm they have access to safe transport home.

Philosophy

We are a team of nurses offering a comprehensive and responsive service to a defined population. Through effective communication and a multi-disciplinary approach we strive to meet the holistic needs of our client/patient group.

Working in partnership with clients/patients, our aim is to enable them to achieve their full health potential.