Practice Based Learning Unit

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The Practice Based Learning Unit ( has a well-established reputation in the provision of Quality and Enhancement of Practice Learning and Assessment. The PBLU works with the pre- and post-registration Nursing and Midwifery programme teams in ensuring the professional, statutory and regulatory body requirements are met. 

The PBLU has excellent working relationships with clinical partners, commissioners, curriculum, placement teams and students in:

  • Educational audits
  • Developing new placement areas (NHS, private, voluntary and independent sector)
  • Mentor support (Support Learning and Assessment in Practice NMC 2008)
  • Placement evaluation
  • Staff development
  • Raising concerns and managing complaints
  • Link lecturer support
  • Student assessment in practice
  • Curriculum development

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