External Partnerships

The External Partnerships team is responsible for the administration of the Education, Nursing, Midwifery, and Social Work placements.

Health and social care students are placed in a variety of health and social care settings, including the NHS, local authorities, and the private, independent and voluntary sectors.

Within the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing External Partnerships is the central point of contact for students and staff for issues relating to practice learning including placement allocation, accessing online systems for allocations, audits and evaluations, reporting sickness/absence.

Members of staff:

External Partnerships Co-ordinator
Julie Richmond-Lunn

Placement Administrators
Lisa Cook - Health Placements Administrator
Trisha Patel - Education Placements Administrator
Ranjit Heer - Education Placements Administrator
Manisha Patel - Systems Placement Administrator

Placement Assistants

Denise Martin
Melissa Stocking
Tasnim Zaman

External Partnerships is supported by academic and practice staff with specific responsibilities for practice learning. These members of staff will have various titles such as Practice Team, Link Tutor, Practice Placement Manager, Clinical Placement Facilitator.

If you have an issue or query related to practice learning please access any of the relevant resources below. If this information does not resolve your query or you wish to speak to a member of staff please contact the Practice Learning Unit on 01902 518630 or FEHWexternalpartnerships@wlv.ac.uk. This email address and telephone contact are monitored constantly by the team.

As a general guide to the information that can be accessed from this page

The Student Allocation link will direct you to e-Vision where you can access the relevant online reports.

Mentor Update materials will supplement formal mentor updates. They also contain guidance and resources to assist mentors when supporting students in practice and  making assessment decisions

The Resources link contains useful guidance and external links to develop your knowledge of the relevant programme, for example the course outline and professional requirements; mentoring role and student support.

The Suitability link contains information related to the fitness to practice procedures and guidance about social networking sites.

The Quality Assurance link provides information and access to e-Vision for both the Educational Audit and the Student Evaluation feedback.


Useful Information:

How to log on to e:Vision? (Word doc 647k)

Request for a Mentor NM Number to be set up