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Placement Learning Unit

  • Placements


    We are the biggest provider of health professionals in Cumbria and North Lancashire, with an expert team of educators, practitioners and administrators committed to providing you with the best information and support.

    We are a central point of contact for placement students and their facilitators.

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  • Mentor/Educator information

    Find all the information you need to know as a mentor/educator, including resources, the mentor handbook  and methods of mentor updating.

    View mentor/educator information.

  • Becoming a mentor

    University Award Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice.

    Successful completion of this module will enable you to undertake the role of mentor for pre-registration students in health and social care.

  • Reporting Sickness and Absence

    Please report all absences before 12 noon on the first day of absence, lines are open 24/7 52 weeks per year, please leave a voicemail. Please remember to contact the Unit again to close your absence:

    Telephone: 01524 590816

    View step by step guide on reporting sickness and absence.

  • Subject Specific Content

    A large percentage of our professional course are placement based where you will be gaining skills and experience first hand. Within this section you will find specific information relating to the different programmes delivered within the faculty of health and Science.

    Subject areas

    Nursing | Midwifery | Social Work | Physiotherapy | Occupational TherapyYouth and Community

  • Policies and Procedures

    Read our latest policies and procedure that have been implemented to ensure that all of our placements are in line with government legislation.

    View latest policies and procedure documents.

  • Placement Information

    Find all the information you need to know as a student/mentor/educator about practice placements. View placement profiles

    Placement Capacity Resolution Pathway

    Definition of Hub and Spoke Placements