Coronavirus and placements

Information for placement providers

View resources specific by profession for nurses, midwives, AHPs and healthcare scientists from NHS Health Education England (HEE).


Guidance for students

Please note that below list is not an exhaustive list. You should check the national guidance and updates linked below as well as individual practice placement organisational policies.

Risk assessments

You are expected to complete a risk assessment before starting placement. This information will be sent to you by the Placements Team. If you do not receive a risk assessment email to complete before day one of your placement, please email or Non-completion will result in your placement being stopped.

Useful training resources

You are expected to access the clinical skills website to read the personal protective equipment (PPE) guidance on donning and doffing. The site is also accessible from the UWE Bristol Library pages.

You are expected to undertake the Coronavirus awareness training course from the Skills For Health website. The course offers a choice of two options. You can either complete the free version and take a screen shot of the end page that says that you have completed it, or you can choose to pay a fee of £2 for a version that provides a completion certificate at the end.