Deane Medical Centre - BPCTP 59

Placement Overview

Placement Title Deane Medical Centre - BPCTP 59
Your Placement Contact Lisa Higson - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role Advanced Practitioner - Clinical Lead
Placement Address 155/157 Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5AH
Placement City/Town: Bolton
Placement Phone 01204 525526
Placement Web Site
Your University Contact: Marguerita Leyden - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Student Orientation Pack sent via email prior to placement
  • Induction to community placement - via Placement Educational Facilitator (PEF)
  • Informal introduction and orientation of all four surgeries with Operational Manager
  • Induction to mentor/associate mentor - Initial meeting Practice Induction Document
  • Placement Location Sheet discussed
  • Spoke placement options discussed

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Student allocations sent via PEF
  • Regular contact with students
  • Planned interviews with students. 

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

Days - 09.00 - 17.00 Spoke placement shift patterns may vary.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Patient care for all ages across the continuum
  • Primary Prevention Screening
  • Chronic Disease Management - Asthma & COPD, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Heart Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease
  • End of Life - Liverpool Pathway
  • Telephone Triage
  • Hypertension monitoring
  • Hyperlipidaemia monitoring
  • Hypothyroidism monitoring
  • Cytology
  • Mental Health/Dementia
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Well Person Health Check
  • Health Trainer Clinic
  • Weight management - Healthy eating
  • Alcohol screening
  • Smoke Cessation
  • Antenatal/Post natal checks
  • Travel Health/Vaccinations & Immunisations
  • Sexual Health/Family Planning - Implantation Insertion
  • 75 years annual health checks
  • Phlebotomy
  • ECG's
  • Hystofreeze
  • Outreach - Nurse led Clinic at Bolton University

What nursing model is used for planning care?

  • Medical Model
  • Orem's Model

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Hand washing
  • Vital signs measurements & recordings - BP, Pulse, Sats, Ht, Wt, BMI, ECG's
  • Injection technique
  • Urinalysis sampling
  • Aseptic Technique

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • ECG's
  • Hystofreeze
  • Spirometry
  • Peak Flow Measurements
  • Body Fluid sampling
  • Physical Examinations
  • Phlebotomy
  • Child Immunisations
  • Vaccinations
  • Cytology
  • Implant Insertions
  • New Born Baby Checks

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • In-house Educational Centre/Library
  • Monthly Nursing Forum Educational Events
  • Rep Meetings
  • GP Educational Events
  • Spectrum Study Events
  • Bolton Medical Learning Zone - Internet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Bi-monthly In-house Nurse Forum Meetings
  • Regular Clinical Audits

Spoke Placements

  • District Nurses
  • Health Visitors
  • School Nurses
  • Specialist Nurses - Hard-to-reach vulnerable families/adolescents
  • Community Midwives - 3rd Yr students only
  • The Parallel - Young Persons Health Centre - 3rd year students only
  • Treatment Room
  • Tissue Viability Service
  • The Hospice
  • Diabetic Room
  • Allied Professionals - Physiotherapist, Podiatrist
  • Elderly Care - Rehabilitation

Additional Information

This community placement consists of four surgeries - Deane, Daubhill, Edgworth and Egerton & Dunscar Medical Centres.

The Medical Centres are split into two localaties:- Deane and Daubhill and Edgworth, Egerton & Dunscar.

Although the main placements will be at either Deane or Egerton & Dunscar opportunities are available to experience specific healthcare practices with the practitioners at the other Medical Centres.

All four Medical Centres are linked under the umbrella of one "healthcare practice".

The doctors and staff are proud to offer the highest standard of patient-centred healthcare.

All the team are here to help and guide you through your placement which we hope will be enjoyable and a positive learning experience.


Deane and Daubhill Medical Centres

Bolton, like the rest of the country, has become increasingly multi-cultural over the past ten years.

Just over one in ten people in Bolton (28,671 people) identified themselves as being part of a minority community in the 2001 Census.

The largest minority group in Bolton is the Indian community who make up 6.1% of the borough's population.

In fact the Indian community in Bolton is the largest in the North West of England; alongside the Pakistani community that has been the fastest growing community over the past ten years, both in Bolton and across Greater Manchester as a whole.

Deane and Daubhill Medical Centres provide health care in the catchment area of North West Bolton, including Deane, Daubhill and Derby, Great Lever and Farnworth.

The surgeries population size is of 3,233 patients (July 2012); for the majority, patients of Indian, Pakistan and Eastern European low-class origin.Health and social care needs are predominantly around poor housing, overcrowding, poverty and unemployment with long term health conditions for example: diabetes, obesity, cornonary heart disease, asthma, smoking and depression.

Edgworth, Egerton & Dunscar Medical Centres

Bolton, like the rest of the UK, has an aging population.

In the long term there will be an increasing demand for healthcare provision for the elderly.In 2001 only 3.6% of the population aged 65+ identified themselves as being part of a minority community but in the future this proportion will increase.Edgworth Medical Centre and Egerton & Dunscar Health Centre provide health care in the catchment area of North East Bolton, including Edgworth, Egerton & Dunscar, Bromley Cross and Astley Bridge.

The population is predominantly of White, British, Middle-class origin with a surgery population size of 2,788 patients (July 2012). 

Healthcare needs are of varied presentations including a rise in children and families and a high elderly population.