Policies and procedures

A to Z of policies and procedures

Code of conduct for students

The Code of conduct for students - Nursing and Midwifery Council (PDF) outlines professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates.

Conduct policy

The University is committed to helping students get the best out of their time with us, and we expect our students and staff to behave appropriately and with respect at all times (non-academic disciplinary matters).

Read the university guidance on student conduct

Conduct policy when using social media

The Conduct policy when using social media (PDF) is the professional conduct policy for students when using social media.


Fitness to study policy

Hours and retrievals process

The Hours and retrievals process (PDF) covers making up hours on placement and the retrieval process.

Leave policy

The Leave policy for Nursing and Midwifery students (PDF) is the protocol for student annual leave requests.

Library charter for students

The Library charter for students - Health Education England (PDF) is for students on placement in the South West, Thames Valley and Wessex.

Maintaining confidentiality policy

Maintaining confidentiality policy (PDF): The College expects its students to be very conscious of the importance of maintaining confidentiality in practice settings.

Pregnancy/maternity policy

The Student Pregnancy, Maternity and Adoption and Partner Policy (PDF) covers student pregnancy, maternity, adoption and partner leave policy.

Professional suitability and conduct procedure

Safeguarding policy and procedures

The Safeguarding policy (PDF) sets out the University’s approach to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

Workplace agreement

The Workplace agreement (WPA) (DOCX) is UWE Bristol's contractual agreement document for new professional placement providers.

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