Practice Based Learning Unit

The Practice Based Learning Unit has a well-established reputation in the provision of Quality and Enhancement of Practice Learning and Assessment in Nursing and Midwifery.

We work with the pre- and post-registration programme teams in ensuring the professional, statutory and regulatory body requirements are met. We have excellent working relationships with clinical partners, commissioners, curriculum, placement teams and students.

  • Our collaborations

  • Pan London Practice Learning Group

    The PLPLG develop, support, monitor and evaluate a standardised London wide approach to practice learning and assessment across London for a range of learners on pre-registration nursing programmes.

    Read more about their work

  • Strengthening Team-based Education in Practice

    STEP involves practice and university colleagues from across North Central and East London region who are passionate about learning in practice for nursing and midwifery learners. Led by Middlesex University and funded by Health Education England, this project team have developed a range of resources to enhance the learner experience.

    Explore STEP's work

  • Practice Based Learning in Middlesex University strategy

    Our strategy includes a section dedicated entirely to practice based learning and how our students benefit from a hands-on education informed by cutting-edge research.

  • Support for nursing and midwifery students

    The NMC provides practice education support for NMC Standards for Student Supervision and Assessment. They have a vital role in nursing, midwifery and nursing associate education.

    Understand the NMC's role in education

  • Facilitating Learning in Practice -  a research based approach to challenges and solutions

    This concise and accessible book will act as a key stimulus for reflection on the changes in practice learning environments and will provide invaluable guidance on the new roles of Practice Supervisor, Practice Assessor and Academic Assessor. It will be essential reading for all academics and clinical practitioners who support student nurses and midwives with their practice learning.

    Find out more

  • Our resources

Becoming a future nurse

Watch our video for more information about becoming a nurse, how the curriculum and teaching is formed, and the placements and opportunities available at Middlesex.

Please get in touch with the team to discuss any of the following:

  • Staff development on practice education via conferences, forums, updates
  • Student placement evaluation form
  • Guidance on Managing Concerns Related to Practice Experiences
  • Educational audits for NMC quality assurance and developing new placement areas within NHS, private, voluntary and independent sector
  • Link lecturer and Academic Assessor support for Middlesex University staff via forums, 121 and online (MyLearning, PBLU: Health and Education).

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