West & Central Sector Team HV - BUPCTP 2

Placement Overview

Placement Title West & Central Sector Team HV - BUPCTP 2
Your Placement Contact Sheila Daniels, Helen Percival - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Radcliffe Primary Care Centre, 69 Church St West, Radcliffe, M26 2SP
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161 724 2020 HVs - 0161 724 3521 SN's
Your University Contact: Joyce Smith - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction / orientation
  • Mentor with allocated time for initial assessment / learning objectives
  • Spoke placements
  • Student package
  • Student file created by previous students

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Mentors are available within the team and are kept up to date every twelve months. The whole team supports the mentor with assessment. Requests are made from a selected amount of spokes to give feedback on the students appearance, punctuality and overhaul manner.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

09:00hrs - 17:00hrs are the core hours worked.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Child protection
  • Health promotion, prevention and protection
  • Care planning
  • Spoke placements
  • Immunisation
  • Sexual health
  • Healthy eating, exercise
  • Enuresis

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Logan and Tierney's model.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Immunisation
  • Emergency contraception

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Computers with internet access
  • Journals 
  • Health packages

What resources are available to help students learning?

A student handbook is available.

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Policy review
  • Service level Agreements 
  • National Child Measurement Programme
  • Multi agency
  • Drop ins

Spoke Placements

  • District Nurses 
  • Occupational Therapist 
  • Speech and Language 
  • CAMHS YPAS Health Visitors 
  • Social Care 
  • Audiology 
  • Pharmacy 
  • Youth Workers
  • Health trainers
  • Bury Stop Smoking

Additional Information

Please note:-  if you have a child in the catchment area of this Health Visiting or School Nursing team you may not be able to attend due to a conflict of interests, please email Angela Mehr in the Clinical Placements Unit asap to clarify