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West Health Visitor Services - SPCTP 31

Placement Overview

Placement Title West Health Visitor Services - SPCTP 31
Your Placement Contact Faye Williams & Hayley Burgess - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Walkden Clinic, Bridgewater Rd, Walkden, M28 3JE
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 2085
Your University Contact: Helen Franks - 295 6420 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Mentor allocation, made welcome, induction pack.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Attend annual updates.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

9 am - 5 pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Assessment of patients needing nursing cares on discharge. Liaison with MDT, interprofessional working, management of clinics.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Communication, working with others, liaison with MDT, participation in clinical situation.

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

World Model (Pending), student resource box updated regularly, very experienced staff engaged in C.P.D activity, internet access.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Staff engaged in post-registration activities, staff members liaise closely with the University through practice educational lead meetings, development of World Model in progress.

Spoke Placements

Numerous opportunities for interprofessional liaison.

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.