East Central, School Nursing - SPCTP 64

Placement Overview

Placement Title East Central, School Nursing - SPCTP 64
Your Placement Contact Sue Edwards 0161 212 4530 - Send Email
Placement Contact's Role

Placement City/Town: Salford
Placement Phone 0161 212 4530 - Higher Broughton Health Centre, Bevenden Street, Off Great Cheetham St East, Salford, M7 4TP
Your University Contact: Helen Franks - 295 6420 - Send Email

About this placement

What is organised for students on commencement of placement?

  • Introduction to team members
  • Tour of health centre
  • Provision of student orientation pack
  • Time set aside with mentor to discuss individual needs
  • Introduction to care programme.

What are the arrangements for mentors/assessors?

Student will be allocated an assessor prior to or on arrival on placement.

Associate mentors will also be available in absence of mentor.

What shift patterns are students allocated for learning?


Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm



Shift Notes:

What patient care situations are available in this placement?

Patient care situations relevant to district nursing - too many to mention!

What nursing model is used for planning care?

Modified Roper, Logan and Tierney Orem

What core clinical skills can be learnt?

  • Aseptic technique
  • Wound care
  • Pressure area care
  • Injections
  • Leg ulcer care
  • Compression bandaging
  • Ear Syringing
  • Male/female catherisation
  • Bowel care

What additional clinical skills can be learnt?

What resources are available to help students learning?

  • Computer and access to internet
  • Books, Journals
  • Research papers
  • Policy documents
  • Staff assignments/dissertations

What research and practice development activities are being undertaken?

Presently compiling research file on Judaism.

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Additional Information

If you have been allocated this placement, you have children and live in the catchment area of the team, this may not be an appropriate placement for you.  Please call the team as soon as you are allocated this placement area to discuss.


To give a high quality standard of care to all patients in an holistic manner, regardless of age, lifestyle, race, creed or religious belief in accordance with the Patients' Charter and the U.K.C.C. Code of Professional Conduct.

To treat all patients as individuals, providing support, education and advice to patients and their carers in order to enable them to live as independently as possible within the community or within a homely setting of their own choice.

To have awareness of the health and social needs of the community within which we work and taking every opportunity to teach and educate individuals in order to promote healthy lifestyles.

Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223