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)117 3284000 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

Harriet Jones, PPO Health Team Leader

Bianca Williams, PPO Health Team Leader

Aimee Gray (Paramedic Science, Diagnostic Radiography, Radiotherapy)

Beverley Mead, (Mental Health, Learning Disabilities)

Jane Higgins, (Child Nursing, Physician Associate)

Vacancy (Physiotherapy, Sports Rehabilitation, Music Therapy)

Jenny Phillips, (Midwifery, Practice Support Line)

Emma Botteley (Adult Nursing, Open University Adult Nursing, RNDA)

Olga Athanasiou (Adult Nursing, Open University Adult Nursing, RNDA)

Sophie Slayne (Midwifery, Practice Support Line, Adult Nursing)

Georgina Everett (Occupational Therapy, Optometry)

Jensen Graham (Social Work)

University College Somerset

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