The Placement Support Team manages the practical assessment process and offers advice and support to students and assessors in practice areas.

The team's role includes:

  • Monitoring and adaptation of the practical assessment process to ensure it meets the needs of our customers;
  • Advising students and assessors about elements of the practical assessment process;
  • Liaison with Practice Placement Managers about all practice issues relating to student nurse education;
  • Monitoring students' attendance in practice and investigating absence from placement;
  • Annual review of portfolios to ensure that standards are maintained;
  • Production of newsletters for assessors and students to keep everyone up-to-date with developments relating to pre-registration courses.

Other support

For details of other services, browse the Health Student Hub.