Forrest Bank Prison - Mental Health In Reach - Adult Care Unit - GMWP 138
|Placement Title||Forrest Bank Prison - Mental Health In Reach - Adult Care Unit - GMWP 138|
|Your Placement Contact||Julie Skeer - Send Email|
|Placement Contact's Role||
Primary Care Manager/Clinical Lead
|Placement Address||Greater Manchester West NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust c/o HMP Forest Bank Agecroft Road Pendlebury Manchester M27 8FB|
|Placement Phone||Tel: 0161 925 7000 ext 2226 Fax: 0161 925 7084|
|Placement Web Site||http://www.justice.gov.uk/contacts/prison-finder/forest-bank|
|Your University Contact:||Sean Welsh - Send Email|
About this placement
What is organised for students on commencement of placement?
- Introduction to mentor
- Security awareness
- Orientation to prison
- Orientation to healthcare
- Fire procedures
- Location of policies
- General issues - uniform, breaks etc
What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?
We have a named mentor who has attended an update in the last 12 months.
What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?
What patient care situations are available in this placement?
- Primary healthcare - general
- Primary healthcare - mental health
- Substance misuse/recovery
What nursing model is used for planning care?
Healthcare provided will be equivalent to that provided in the community.
What core clinical skills can be learnt?
- Chronic disease management
- Acute emergencies
- General practice skills
- Administration of medicines
What additional clinical skills can be learnt?
- Management of acute mental illness
- Management of drug and alcohol abuse/recovery
What resources are available to help students learning?
- Participating in patient care
- Shadowing staff
- Spoke placements with MDT
What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?
- SJS Policy Working Group
- Compliance with NICE guidelines
- Annual clinical audit
Primary mental health IDTS/recovery
The prison healthcare services are continually developing to provide a systematic approach to delivery of care and services in line with a current health needs analysis, prison health quality indicators and recommendations from Her Majesties Inspectorate of Prisons. We are committed to the continuous education and training of healthcare staff and working in partnership with external agencies such as Health Protection England, Environmental Health and other NHS providers.