Higher Broughton, Health Visitors - SPCTP 37

Placement Overview

Placement Title Higher Broughton, Health Visitors - SPCTP 37
Your Placement Contact Louisa Briston, Catherine Whitling - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement Address Higher Broughton Health Centre Bevenden Street, Off Great Cheetham St East, Salford, M7 4TP
Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 206 1766
Your University Contact: Helen Franks - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Induction
  • Visits with Health Visitors
  • Spoke placement to Jewish museum
  • Dental
  • Orthoptist
  • Audiology
  • Children's Hospice

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

  • Annual Mentor updates
  • Practice Education Lead meetings and Away Days

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?




Shift Notes:

Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

What nursing model is used for planning care?

World Model

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Weighing and measuring children and babies
  • Developmental milestones
  • Immunisation schedule
  • Plotting growth measurements

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Immunisation and observing practice
  • Moving and handling
  • Resuscitation adult and child

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Learning packages
  • Internet access
  • Library services

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Students will use learning packages researching topics of their choice ie breast feeding using the World Model.

Spoke Placements

  • Dental dept
  • Audiology dept
  • Speech and Language
  • Sure Start Initiatives
  • Hospice
  • Jewish Museum and study day
  • Drug and Alcohol Team
  • Orthoptist
  • Homeless Families Unit.

Additional Information

Higher Broughton, Health Visitors, Bevendon Square, Salford, M7 4TP

We endeavour to provide a happy environment for students to learn and enjoy the community placement, this is a diverse community very challenging but can be rewarding.

Practice Education Facilitatior Nicky Fishburn 0161 206 3210

Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223

Gilbert Martis 0161 206 1259 PEFTeam@srft.nhs.uk