Health and social care placements

Covid 19

This information complements communications shared directly with students on course BlackBoard sites.

Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus) - Public Health England advice

Please read and follow this advice from Public Health England.

Covid-19 (Novel Coronavirus) - Sheffield Hallam University 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/educator/mentor.

Healthcare and Social Work students

Please check the Profession Information section for links to guidance from your professional, statutory regulatory body (PSRB) and/or College.

All students on placement

Students are also reminded of the University's placement learning policies and guidance, including the guidance on Travelling to and from placement safely.

If you have a genuine emergency outside normal university working hours, you can use the emergency central number on +44 (0)114 225 8888.

This site has been developed to provide easily accessible information about supervision, support, assessment and all the placement processes for both students and educators.


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Find out what to expect on placement, how to prepare for it as well as what support and help is available during your placement.

Placement Information

Useful support links