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Practice Placement Policies  and Guidelines 

Indirect Supervision for Community Placements

 Indirect Supervision For Community Placements.pdf 


Supporting Nursing & Midwifery Students with a Disability in Practice   Placements:  A  Guide for Mentors

 Supporting Students with a Disability 2nd Edition Final.pdf


Practice Placement Standards Handbook updated.

A guide for all health professionals involved in the supervision of student nurses/midwives and other learners in practice placements.


Practice Placement Standards Handbook 2019 updated draft.docPractice Placement Standards Handbook 2019 updated draft.doc

NMC standards to support Learning and Assessment Update. 

This circular sets out the ways in which the current NMC Standards to support learning and assessment in practice has been updated

  NMC standards to support learning.pdf


Uniform Policy for Student Nurses and Midwives

The aim of this policy is to ensure that all students in practice placements project a professional image.  Ensuring that clothing is compatible with safe handling and moving and is appropriate to the area of work undertaken, minimising the risk of infection transfer, whilst maintaining staff and patient safety.

Edinburgh Napier Uniform Policy.pdfEdinburgh Napier Uniform Policy.pdf

Uniform Policy NHS Lothian.pdfUniform Policy NHS Lothian.pdf

NHS Borders Uniform and Dress Code Policy.pdfNHS Borders Uniform and Dress Code Policy.pdf

University Policies (can be found in course handbook)

Attendance ,Reporting absence on practice placement,Accident / Incident Reporting
Emergency Procedures, Supernumerary Status,Policy for ACCOMPANYING patients / clients / residents,Manual Handling ,Administration of Medicines ,
Prevention and Safe (Therapeutic) Management of Aggression and Violence ,
Advanced Practice, Health and Safety Procedures for Placement Students ,
Students with a disability or with special needs.


Student Placement Guidance

Edinburgh Napier University has a responsibility to all students going on placement
to ensure that the placement provider will offer a safe working
environment.This Health and Safety Guidance for the Placement of Higher
Education Students is provided to help you with this. 

Student Placement Guidance.pdfStudent Placement Guidance.pdf