Professional practice support contacts

Contact details for professional placements at UWE Bristol.

Practice support helpline

To raise concerns, share good practice and for general enquiries please call our practice support helpline on +44 (0)117 32 81152 or email

Practice absence reporting

All Health and Applied Sciences (HAS) students are required to report their absence from practice placement. We recommend placement providers to report student absence to our dedicated shared inbox. Please see the absence reporting policy (PDF) for further information.

You can call our telephone answer service to record student sick leave and absence on +44 (0)117 32 83283  or email

Out-of-hours urgent welfare concerns

In case of an emergency where a university member of staff is required, we have a dedicated telephone line that can be used only outside of office hours. Call +44 (0)7814 791 212 on weekdays between 16:30 and 08:30 in the morning, or at weekends.

Office hours

During office hours please contact the contact numbers listed in the practice support or practice absence reporting sections.

Professional practice office team (PPO)

For all programme* related emails, please contact

*University College Somerset (UCS) related emails, please use the named contact in the list below.

Emma Caseley, PPO Manager

Timothy Porter, PPO Health Team Leader

Harriet Jones, PPO Health Team Leader

Alison Baxter (Paramedic Science, Diagnostic Radiography, Radiotherapy)

Beverley Mead, (Mental Health, Learning Disabilities)

Bianca Williams (Child Nursing, Optometry)

Vacancy –  Please contact Harriet Jones (Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Music Therapy)

Jenny Phillips, (Midwifery, Practice Support Line)

Vacancy – Please contact Timothy Porter (Adult Nursing, Open University Adult Nursing, RNDA)

Masha Orlova (Midwifery, Practice Support Line)

Sally Mobalegh-Hosseini (Occupational Therapy, Physician Associate)

Sarah Davies (Social Work)

Marianne Quarton-Parsons (University College Somerset)

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