Bury Childrens Community Nursing Team - BUPCTP 20

Placement Overview

Placement Title Bury Childrens Community Nursing Team - BUPCTP 20
Your Placement Contact Sarah Hilton, Sue Cosgrove, - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Sonia Petch - Active Case Manager -- Childrens Community Team Sue Cosgrove -- Childrens Community Sister

Placement Address Radcliffe Primary Care Centre, 3rd Floor, 69 Church Street Wes, Radcliffe, M26 2SP
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161724 2137
Your University Contact: Edwina Thacker - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Students receive letter prior to placement
  • Welcome pack on first day of placement
  • Meet mentor within first two days
  • Induction to placement

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Yearly update Clinical supervision

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


08:00 - 16:00


10:00 - 20:00


Not applicable

Shift Notes:

Students on placement have the option of doing hours over four days Early 08:00 - 18:00 Lates 10:00 - 20:00 We do work 08:00 - 18:00 over the weekends and bank holidays.

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Complex Needs
  • Palliative Care
  • I.V Therapy
  • Acute/Chronic Care
  • Ward discharges/prevention of admission
  • Education (schools, nurseries, families)

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Loosely based on R.L.T.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Care planning - implementation and evaluation
  • Multi-disciplinary meetings/liaison
  • Wound care
  • Promoting education
  • Family support

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Gastrostomy Care
  • Special Schools

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Policies and teaching packs (associated)
  • Programme of formal teaching
  • Access to internet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

  • Currently developing a portfolio of learning opportunities for students - continuing with this
  • Patient satisfaction surveys

Spoke Placements

  • Walk In Centres
  • Special Schools
  • Health Visitors
  • School Nurses
  • Special Healt
  • Visitor of Complex Needs
  • Patients Dietician
  • Occupational Therapy Library (Local research)

Additional Information

This placement is not suitable for first year students