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City University London Nursing Placements

Attendance in Practice Placement

Policy for pre-registration midwifery and nursing students


Policy: To prescribe the required standard of attendance in practice placements that students of the School of Community and Health Sciences are expected to undertake whilst studying for their pre-registration programme.

Purpose: To ensure students undertake the required number of practice placement hours to meet requirements of the professional statutory regulatory body

To ensure students have the opportunity to:

  • experience the full cycle of care
  • develop the proficiencies necessary for registration as a midwife or nurse

Scope: This policy applies to all students of City University London, School of Community and Health Sciences who are undertaking pre-registration midwifery or nursing studies.

Developed by: Working Groups of the Practice Education Committee

Approved by the Practice Education Committee: July 26th 2006;

Reviewed and approved subject to amendments November 17th 2006

Approved by the Programme management team: December 4th 2006

Approved by Board of Studies: 31.07.06/December 6th 2006



This policy outlines the minimum standards that must be adhered to in all practice areas by students and is designed to meet the purpose of placement experiences outlined below. Students are permitted to enter practice placements as a result of the information on the placement allocation list and this constitutes an honorary contract with the placement provider.

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