General advice to students on placement

Whilst on placement students are advised to follow the placement provider's policies and guidelines. Students with any concerns should seek guidance and support from their placement supervisor. Students are also reminded of the University's placement learning policies and guidance, including Travelling to and From Placement Safely.

Emergency Contact Telephone Number - Information for Mentors/ Supervisors /Practice Educators who are supporting SHU Students on placement

If you have a genuine emergency outside normal university working hours, you can use the emergency central number on +44 (0)114 225 2000.

This emergency link may be used to contact the University out of hours if a student is involved in a serious incident that affects their safety or they have taken action that threatens the safe working of the organisation. Please do not use this number if a student is absent from placement. Under the university regulations we are not able to provide student contact details to third parties, contact them out of hours or contact next of kin, which may raise anxieties unnecessarily. If you do have a student who is absent, please contact their Link/Placement Tutor when the University re-opens.

Physiotherapy Practice Placement Information

Welcome to the Sheffield Hallam University Physiotherapy clinical placement site for practice educators and students. This site has been developed to provide information to guide the supervision, support and assessment of students whilst they are on clinical placements. It also gives information about mentorship and individuals in the University who you can contact if you require more information and/or support. We hope you find this site helpful. We will appreciate your comments and suggestions, so please let us know what you think. If you have any views and opinions about this site, or would like to contribute to it please e-mail ! HWB Website Updates. This site has been developed to provide you with al the information you will require during a placement, including University staff contact details.

For any queries, please contact Sue Dale, Senior Lecturer and Placement Lead on 0114 225 5376, or via email at

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