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Student Induction/Orientation

On behalf of the Practice Education Facilitator (PEF) Team, welcome to Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT).  As a student we hope that you enjoy your time within the Trust and that your experiences provide you with valuable learning opportunities. Along with your mentor/clinical/practice educator we are here to ensure you have an outstanding clinical placement experience. The diagram below demonstrates some of the ways we can do this:


These pages will provide you with valuable information about the Trust and help support you not only at the start of your placement but also throughout your time in the Trust. If there is any further information you wish to find on these pages please do not hesitate to contact a member of the PEF Team. 

PEF Information flyer

Maximising your student experience within CMFT

Please see the links at the top right-hand side of this page for the following information:-

  • Student Welcome Booklets
  • Uniform
  • Travel Information
  • Security and Car Parking

Orientation to Practice Session

CMFT provide a orientation to practice session for 2nd and 3rd year students of any profession who are returning to CMFT on placement and require an induction to the Trust or a refresher induction.  Please see below for details.

Orientation to Practice Programme

Preparation for Professional Practice Sessions

Car Parking

Applications for car parking permits are now completed on-line.

Please click here for guidance on the process

For students on placement at CMFT: if you are experiencing any delays in receiving the email notification that your car parking permit application has been approved, please contact the PEF team, Pef.team@cmft.nhs.uk, 0161 276 4870.

For students who have a Trafford car parking pass and need to access parking on central site for training purposes, please click here  for a Close To Site Day Parking Permission Form.

We are working closely with the car parking department to resolve any delays/ issues.

ID Badges

ID badge forms can be signed by the Practice Education Facilitators. Please bring completed form to the Old Physiotherapy Annex, Nelson Street, Central Site.

Please click here for ID badge forms. 

Fire Lectures

All students on placement at CMFT must attend a Fire Lecture every 12 months.

When you have attended please inform the PEF team: pef.team@cmft.nhs.uk

Please see below for details

Student Fire Lectures 2016/17

Placement Charter

It is an aim of CMFT that all clinical placement areas clearly display our Placement Charter.

The Charter demonstrates the placement's commitment to providing a safe and high quality learning environment for all health and social care learners to prepare them for future roles working collaboratively in multiprofessional teams.

Please click on the following link to view the CMFT Clinical Placement Charter