Ward 76 Elective Treatment Centre - CMMCP 2

Placement Overview

Placement Title Ward 76 Elective Treatment Centre - CMMCP 2
Your Placement Contact Claire Brogan, Sarah Atkinson - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Oxford Rd, Manchester, M13 9WL
Placement City/Town: Manchester
Placement Phone 0161 701-7601/7602
Your University Contact: Moira McLoughlin - 0161 295 2772 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

Introduced to mentor and associate mentor, off duty discussed, time arrange to do initial interview, spoke placements discussed.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Each student is usually given a mentor and an associate.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




12.00- 20.00pm


19.30pm - 08.00am

Shift Notes:

Long days: (only if mentor works them) 07.30am -20.00pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Caring for children with both surgical and medical conditions.

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Caseys Model of Partnership in Care.

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Assisting with venepuncture and cannulation
  • Assisting with Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT)
  • Assisting with infusions and injections
  • Being exposed to general pre and post op care
  • Assisting with wound care

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

Drug administration and the use of the different drugs throughout the unit.

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • The use of the internet/intranet
  • CBNF
  • Ward Policies and protocols
  • Staff
  • Discharge leaflets

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

The Elective Treatment Centre is a new area within the childrens hospital, it is under constant review by the staff on the unit. Changes are often made to improve the patient journey.

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  • Theatre
  • OPD Clinics

Additional Information

Practice Educational Facilitator - Kirsty.Walsh@cmft.nhs.uk 0161 901 1854