Higher Broughton Health Centre, School Nursing - SPCTP 64

Placement Overview

Placement Title Higher Broughton Health Centre, School Nursing- SPCTP 64
Trust
Your Placement Contact Sue Edwards 0161 212 4530 - Send Email
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?

Early:

Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm 

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 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. 

Additional Information

Philosophy

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.

Practice Education Facilitatior Nicky Fishburn 0161 206 3210

Mike Hollinshead 0161 206 8223

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