Military Veterans IAPT - PCBP 31

Placement Overview

Placement Title Military Veterans IAPT - PCBP 31
Your Placement Contact Louise Morton - Registered Nurse in Mental Health - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role Duty Worker
Placement Address Humphrey House, 2nd Floor, Angouleme Way, Bury, BL9 0BT
Placement City/Town: Bury
Placement Phone 0161 253 6638
Your University Contact: Emma Walker - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction Pack
  • Access to training DVD
  • Team meetings - guest speaker slots

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

This placement has one mentor - Louise Morton - Registered Nurse in Mental Health. 

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?

Shift Notes:

Monday - Friday 09.00am - 17.00pm. Monday - Wednesday - Office based Thursday and Friday - Clinical work. 

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • During this placement the student will have the opportunity to gain valuable clinical skills in working with Military Veterans, their families and partner agencies
  • Telephone Triage Initial Mental Health and Risk Assessments
  • Evidence based CBT based interventions - Step 2 and Step 3
  • Case Management
  • Risk Management
  • Complex Case Management
  • The possibility of having a joint placement with Bury IAPT Team

What nursing model is used for planning care?

No nursing model ABCE model of emotion and CBT models. 

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

As above. 

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Induction Pack
  • Departmental Visits

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Research studies in Stabilisation work in PTSD Word on experience of British Veterans. 

Spoke Placements

Royal British Legion - 0808 802 8080

Veterans in the Community - 01706 833180

Dig In Group - Donna - 07810 128 019

Start in Salford - 0161 351 6000

FACT in Liverpool - Liaise with Art Psychotherapist Paul Dean St Loyes - 01392 255428

Combat Stress - Regional Welfare Office - 01952 822756

Mind in Manchester - Contact Denise Leech - 0161 226 9907

Self Help Services Manchester - 0161 226 3871

Blu Sci - Trafford - 0161 912 4828

Additional Information

The teams primary function is to help military veterans access Psychological Interventions such as:-

  • CBT (Individual/couples/groups)
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Couples and Family Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Guided Self Help
  • Signposting to partner agencies
  • Substance Misuse and Mentally Disordered Offenders Case Worker

The Military Veterans Service provides help for those who have served in the British Armed Forces, those currently in the Territorial Army/Reserves and their families across the North West.

This includes people who live in the region or are registered with a GP in Lancashire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Cheshire

Limited parking on site - £5 a day otherwise

Accessibility - Ramp to front entrance. Lift to second floor Amenities - Bury Town Centre within walking distance

Kitchen area and fridge available