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.
- To observe the multi-disciplinary palliative care team approach to decision making and symptom control.
- To observe palliative care decision making and symptom control.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org ||Organised via University of Hertfordshire ||Please complete an application form and return to email@example.com ||Please complete an application form and return firstname.lastname@example.org ||Please ask to be added to our education programme mailing list at email@example.com |
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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:
The Hospice of St Francis, Spring Garden Lane, Off Shootersway, Northchurch, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 3GW
Tel: 01442 869566 (Direct)01442 869550 (General)
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