Highfield Hospital - PRSEC 144

Placement Overview

Placement Title Highfield Hospital - PRSEC 144
Your Placement Contact Carole Hnatiuk, Susan Hough, Michelle Hatton - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Manchester Rd, Rochdale, OL11 4LZ
Placement City/Town: Rochdale
Placement Phone 01706 655121 ext 283/284 Bleep 204 -
Your University Contact: Annabella Gloster - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • A Mentor/Associate Mentor
  • Goal and objective planning
  • Flexible working rota

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Annual update's
  • Contact with University

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


7:30am -3:30pm


1:45pm - 09:30pm


09:00pm - 08:00am

Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

  • Long stay surgical/medical patients
  • Pre-assessment clinic
  • Theatre Out Patient Dept 
  • High Dependency Unit
  • Cosmetic Surgery

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Roper, Tierney and Logan

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

Continue development of Core Skills already acquired

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Access to training days within the hospital
  • Resource files 
  • Student noticeboard 
  • Links with Tissue Viability
  • Infection Control 
  • Pain Management 
  • Use of intranet

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Continuous Research and Practice Development within above areas i.e. Tissue Viability etc

Spoke Placements

  • Theatre 
  • Out Patients Department 
  • Pre Assessment 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • M.R Scanning
  • Breast Clinic

Additional Information