Royton & Crompton Health Centre, School Nursing - BCHNHS 16

Placement Overview

Placement Title Royton & Crompton Health Centre, School Nursing - BCHNHS 16
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Your Placement Contact Louise Young - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royton Health and Well being Centre, Park St, Royton. OL2 6QW
Placement City/Town: Oldham
Placement Phone 0161 362 4011.
Your University Contact: Wendy Sinclair - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Orientation to building and work area

Fob provided for building

Welcome Pack and meet and greet staff members

Spoke placements

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Each student is allocated a named mentor at first contact

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Early:

Late:

Night:

Shift Notes:

Monday - Friday:- 9am - 5pm (negotiable with named mentor)

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Children (aged 5 - 18) and parents are offered universal School Nursing service visits within their own homes and in schools

Children and parents are seen in various clinic settings ie enuretic clinic

Students will have the opportunity to observe Child Safeguarding, Emotional Health reviews, High school drop in's, Asthma updates, sessions in school around puberty and sexual health

What nursing model is used for planning care?

School Nurses work with guidance set out in the Healthy Child Programme (DH 2009)

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Students will have the opportunity to observe all aspects of the child vaccination programme

Health assessments of children from 5 years of age

National Height and Weight measurement programme in schools

Reception year Health Assessments

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

We have a small library of books, journals and other resources for students to access

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Spoke Placements

Health Visitors

Community Nursery Nurse

BreastfeedingSpecialist Health Visitor

Parenting Specialist Health Visitor

DistrictNursing

Speech and Language Therapy

Dental

GP Practice Nurses

Pharmacies

Children’s Centres

Orthoptist

Audiology

Community Mental Health service 

Child Health Clinics.

Additional Information

Students who will require a placement Risk Assessment for any reason, including pregnancy or a support need, should contact the PEF team on pefs@bridgewater.nhs.uk at least two weeks before their placement commences.