Nursing TWENTY-FIVE August 2011 Reporting Absences Making up time Students If you have practice hours to make up in order to complete your When you contact the absence line by phone and speak to the programme please do not arrange to do them during your existing answerphone, please speak clearly and slowly and leave your placements. If you undertake extra hours during your placement name, SID number, programme of study, cohort and the reasons you may be putting your health and safety at risk. PPU will organise for your absence. for you to make up hours at appropriate points either during or at the end of the programme, please talk to your programme manager Mentors if you are unsure. If any mentors are reading this newsletter and phone the absence line please can you state the student’s full name, their programme Student Placement Evaluation of study and cohort. The contact details are: Feedback Thanks to those of you who regularly submit placement evaluations Leeds University and comments, you can be assured that your evaluations are used Tel: 0113 3431357 to improve placement processes and the quality of your Email: firstname.lastname@example.org placements. Placement evaluation data and a sample of the comments received are reviewed every 3 months at the School’s Leeds Met Practice Placement Quality Group. Additionally evaluation Tel: 0113 8121914 information for individual placements is reviewed at the annual Email: email@example.com audit. Uniforms Congratulations and good luck… Standards of Dress and NHS Trust Dress Codes Students must To all students who will be finishing their programmes this wear the approved uniform unless a specific placement area semester. If you need advice and assistance with jobs, CVs and instructs otherwise. In some areas the wearing of uniform is not application forms the Careers Centre may be able to help you. required although students are always expected to present a Leeds University students see the website for more information: professional image and dress appropriately. Students must also http://careerweb.leeds.ac.uk/ comply with the uniform and dress policy of the organisation where Leeds Met students contact the Faculty Careers Advisor Christine they are on placement. The dress policies for Leeds Trusts are on Facer on 0113 8123379 or firstname.lastname@example.org. the practice placement website along with further information regarding uniforms and standards of dress. http://www.practiceplacements.leeds.ac.uk/pages/sup_students/unif Summer Holiday orms.htm And finally, have a peaceful and restful summer holiday. Please remember it is the student’s responsibility to wash their own uniforms, please do not put them in hospital laundry where they could go missing. O The Clinical Practice Training Staff are pleased to introduce yet another online learning object for students, which concentrates on Manual Handling. Log on at www.healthcare.leeds.ac.uk/pages/learning/learning.htm to see how learning and revision can be more accessible to you.
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