Policies and procedures

UWE Bristol policies and procedures relevant to students in practice placements. For the latest information provided by the Faculty please visit the bulletin board page.

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Code of conduct for students - Nursing and Midwifery Council
Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, midwives and nursing associates.

Conduct policy - University guidance
The University is committed to helping students get the best out of their time with us, and we expect our students and staff to behave appropriately and with respect at all times. (non-academic disciplinary matters)

Conduct policy when using social media
Professional conduct policy for students when using social media.

Coronavirus - University guidance
Information about closures and changes to University services.

Coronavirus - Faculty guidance
Information about placement changes and recovery plans provided by the Faculty.

Coronavirus emergency fund
The University's emergency fund can provide grants of up to £300 to help students facing severe financial hardship during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Covid-19 risk assessment process
The Faculty's risk assessment process to appraise student vulnerability to potential Covid-19 exposure, in practice placements.

Covid-19 student self-assessment of risk - form sample
The Faculty's risk assessment sample form used to appraise student vulnerabilities to potential Covid-19 exposure in practice placements. (including those students who may be living with/caring for vulnerable/shielding family/friend).


Disclosure and barring checks procedure
Procedure for consideration of disclosed criminal records.

Disclosure and barring policy
Policy statement on the recruitment, placement and engagement in other activities of students who are ex-offenders.


Fitness to study policy
Principles and application of the fitness to study policy.


Leave policy for Nursing and Midwifery students
Protocol for student annual leave requests.

Library charter for students - Health Education England
Library charter for students on placement in the South West, Thames Valley and Wessex.


Maintaining confidentiality policy
The Faculty expects its students to be very conscious of the importance of maintaining confidentiality in practice settings.


Placement charter for Nursing and Midwifery students
Nursing and Midwifery student placement charter.

Practice absence reporting process
The practice absence reporting line process for all HASS students.

Pregnancy / maternity policy
Student pregnancy, maternity, adoption and partner leave policy.

Professional suitability and conduct procedure
The University's professional suitability policy and procedures.


Research ethics
The University is committed to promoting high ethical standards in the conduct of research undertaken by its staff and students.


Safeguarding policy and procedures
This policy sets out the University’s approach to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.


Workplace agreement (WPA)
UWE Bristol contractual agreement document for professional placement providers.

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