We recognise that supporting and assessing students in practice happens alongside delivery of patient care, and that managing these often competing demands, can be incredibly challenging.

Practice Support Net offers guidance, documentation, training information and key contact details to support students during their practice placements and providers while coaching a student from UWE Bristol during their placement.


Supervision and assessment

Student supervision and assessment in practice guidance.

Supervision and assessment
Occupational Therapy students in a tutorial.


Staff members meeting in an office.

Professional practice support contacts

Contact details for professional practice placements at UWE Bristol.

Social Work students talking to a lecturer.

Raising concerns

Guidance and documentation for students, academics in practice, assessors and supervisors about how to raise and escalate concerns in practice placements.

Two students looking at sheets of information.

Policies and procedures

View university and college policies and procedures relevant to students in practice placements.

Students being taught on a ward.

Quality assurance

Guidance to Quality Assurance processes and governance systems for professional placements at UWE Bristol.

Midwifery students in a ward.

Online timesheets

Guidance and documentation for students, assessors, supervisors and academics in practice about online timesheets.

Group of students in a lecture room.

ARC guides and forms

Guides and forms for ARC bespoke applications such as Pep, Audit, PoW and Timesheets.

Metal Health Nursing students working together.

PebblePad guidance

PebblePad guidance and support for external assessors.

Closeup of healthcare professionals applying a bandage.

Best Practice Award

The Best Practice Award is awarded for supporting health and social care students in practice to a practitioner, team or part of a service.

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