Professional practice contacts

Contact details for professional placements at UWE Bristol.

Practice support helpline

To raise concerns, share good practice and for general enquiries please contact our practice helpline on tel: +44 (0)117 32 81152.

Email: hscpsl@uwe.ac.uk

Practice absence reporting

All Health and Applied Sciences (HAS) students are required to report their absence from practice placement. We also welcome 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 on tel: +44 (0)117 32 83283 to record student sick leave and absence or email practiceabsence@uwe.ac.uk.

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 tel: +44 (0)781 479 1212 on weekdays between 17:00 (16:30 on Fridays) 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)

Nicola Liles, Health and Education Placement Manager

Nicola manages placement coordinators, oversees allocation of students, liaises with programme managers on student issues, including retrievals and other matters.

Timothy Porter, Health Placement Team Leader

Timothy manages placement administrators, oversees allocation of students, liaises with programme managers on student issues, including retrievals and other matters.

Brad Shadwell, Placement Coordinator

Brad works on the allocation of Adult Nursing students.

Annie Pearce, Placement Coordinator

Annie works on the allocation of Children and Young People Nursing and Paramedic Science students.

Beverley Mead, Placement Coordinator

Beverley works on the allocation of Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Nursing students.

Claire Cresswell, Placement Coordinator

Claire works on the allocation of Allied Health Professions students.

Mandy Turner, Placement Coordinator

Mandy works on the allocation of Allied Health Professions students.

Sarah Davies, Placement Coordinator

Sarah coordinates Social Work placements.

Katherine McPherson, Placement Administrator

Katherine supports the Education team.

Helena Golunska, Health Placement Support Coordinator

Helena works on the allocation of Midwifery students, and manages the confidential practice support line and the administration of transitional workshops.

Jenny Phillips, Health Placement Support Coordinator

Jenny works on the allocation of Midwifery students, manages the confidential practice support line and the administration of transitional workshops.

Other help

For help and support with this site or to update content, please email the Student Business Systems Team at hscpsl@uwe.ac.uk.

For help with ARC placement systems please read our ARC forms and guides information. 

Programme guidance

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