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Clinical Practice Placements at the Hospice of St Francis

Thank you for your interest in a practice placement at the Hospice of St Francis.

We are delighted that you wish to spend some time with us. The Hospice of St Francis is a multi-professional centre for palliative care based in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.

Aim of Practice Placements:

To provide an understanding of palliative care in practice.

Objectives:

  1. To observe the multi-disciplinary palliative care team approach to decision making and symptom control.
  2. To observe palliative care decision making and symptom control.
  3. To observe health care professionals, patient and carer communication in the hospice setting.

Hospice of St Francis Clinical Practice Placements: General Information

Thank you for your interest in a clinical practice placement at the Hospice of St Francis. The Hospice of St Francis aims to offer a valuable clinical practice learning environment to all our students and clinical visitors. We offer a variety of placements (please see below) and for all of them you will be allocated a mentor to discuss and support you in your learning objectives. Places are limited so we urge you to apply early in order for us to meet your needs.

 
Types of Clinical Practice Placements at the Hospice of St Francis
Clinical Practice Placements Pre- registration Medical and allied health and social care professional Current medical students Prospective medical students
For registered health and social care professionals , e.g. doctors, RNs, AHPs, Chaplains Nursing students(Via University of Hertfordshire) Pre or post registration students Those currently undertaking medical training (e.g. year 11 and 12)Please also see ‘Dying to be a Doctor’ sessions
Please complete an application form and return to education@stfrancis.org.uk Organised via University of Hertfordshire Please complete an application form and return to education@stfrancis.org.uk Please complete an application form and return education@stfrancis.org.uk Please ask to be added to our education programme mailing list at education@stfrancis.org.uk
You may also be interested in our open coffee mornings which are held on the last Friday of every month.Please contact our education coordinator education@stfrancis.org.uk for more information

We do not charge for our placements, but as we are a charity donations towards your placement are always welcome. Please contact us for further information and for an application form to take your clinical placement forward:

Education Team

The Hospice of St Francis, Spring Garden Lane, Off Shootersway, Northchurch, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3GW

Tel: 01442 869566 (Direct)01442 869550 (General)

education@stfrancis.org.uk

Clinical Practice Placements at the Hospice of St Francis - Related Documents

Document No: Title: Comment:
1. Document Control List of Clinical Practice Placement documents
2. General Information about Clinical Practice Placements Information for those enquiring about clinical placements
3. Application for Clinical Practice Placement at the Hospice of St Francis Application Form that must be completed and returned to education coordinator before place confirmed
4. Confirmation of Acceptance for Clinical Practice Placement Confirmation of Acceptance (for use by education coordinator only)
5. Confidentiality Agreement To be signed on first day of placementReturn to education@stfrancis.org.uk
6. Clinical Practice Placement Evaluation To be completed by last day of placementReturn to education@stfrancis.org.uk
7. Mentor and Coordination Check list To be completed by allocated mentorReturn to education@stfrancis.org.uk
8. Mentor Roles and Responsibilities All allocated mentors to read

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