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Student Notices

We would like to welcome all new students to CMFT. We hope you enjoy your placements with us and that your experiences provide you with valuable learning opportunities.

 If you have any queries or concerns please contact the PEF team.

Please check this page and the Interprofessional learning pages for student notices and seminars.

Alternatively the PEF team is now on twitter, follow us on @cmftpef


Preparation for Professional Practice

For those learners in their 3rd year.

Please click here for more information

To book your place, please email Pef.team@cmft.nhs.uk


Mindfulness sessions

Interested in keeping a healthy mind, click here for session dates


Beareavement Support

The Bereavement Service are happy to offer support to all learners on placement with the Trust on issues surrounding death, dying and bereavement. Please click here for more information.


Bitesize Case Study: Mentor Toolkit to support Mental Health and Wellbeing

Please click here to download a copy

Re-Orientation to Practice Session

CMFT provide a re-orientation to practice 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.

Dates are currently being finalised fro 2016- please keep checking the website and the student board in your placement area for further details.


Student Quality Ambassadors (SQA)

For information on Student Quality Ambassadors please click on link on the top right of this page.

Raising Concerns

All learners have an important role in raising concerns about the standard of care or any other concerns you may encounter in practice. Your view is respected and will be acknowledged and acted on. Please click on the guidance below for further information.

HENW Using the learner's voice for better learning and better care.

Please do not hesitate to contact a member of the PEF team if you have any concerns or worries. 

You may find these articles interesting reading.

First placement: a survivor's guide

What makes a good placement

RCN Guidance on working shifts

Student Nurse drop in sessions at Trafford General Hospital

Please check website weekly for drop-in date & times.

The PEF covering Trafford Placements is Caroline Williams. If you have any concerns or worries please contact her on 0161 901 1858 or email: caroline.williams@cmft.nhs.uk

Student car parking update

Applications for car parking permits are now via an on-line process. Please click here for guidance.

Student Fire Lectures

As a student on placement at CMFT, you 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 2017/18

Placement Evaluations

CMFT offers high quality placements to healthcare students from all professions. To assist the PEF team and clinical teams in assuring this quality, share good practice and develop the student experience, students are invited to complete the Trust evaluation on completion of their placement.

Mentors are requested to allow students time on placement within their last week to complete the evaluation online.

Please access the evaluation using the link below

The Practice Education Facilitators will review the feedback and circulate to their areas and the Universities. PEFs will support areas with any concerns arising. 

We are committed to providing you with relevant and useful information  and we value your feedback. if there is additional information you would like to see on this website or have any useful suggestions on how we can improve the website please contact a member of the PEF team.

email: Pef.team@cmft.nhs.uk

alternatively when you finish your placement with CMFT please complete the Surveymonkey evaluation.


CMFT Core Values and Behaviours

Following the launch of the national Nursing and Midwifery Strategy  - the 6C's in 2012. CMFT has developed a Nursing and Midwifery Strategy setting out the Values and Commitments of Nursing and Midwifery staff across the Trust to provide high quality patient centred care delivered with care and compassion.

The Values and Behaviours outlined in this strategy are integral to patient centred care and should not be isolated to nursing and midwifery staff. It is important that all staff and students across the Trust demonstrate these Values and Behaviours.

Please click on the following link to see the Placement Commitment to the Core Values and Behaviours

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


Interprofessional Learning Seminars

Working and communicating with other professionals is integral to your role as a healthcare professional. The PEF team have organised a series of seminars to help you learn with, from and about other professions during your time with us. To find out more about these seminars and other IPL resources please click on the Interprofessional Learning (IPL) page. 

University/PEF/Peer Support Session (UPPS)

These sessions are for students of any discipline on placement at CMFT. The sessions give students the opportunity to meet with a University Link Lecturer, PEF and their PEERs to discuss issues surrounding their placement and gain advice and support.

Students who have attended previous sessions have evaluated them really well and would like to see them continue in the future so please attend if you are able.  Please click below for details.

Student Peer Support Group


The Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) is committed to promoting education and learning of healthcare professionals. As a leading teaching, research and innovation campus in the NHS, CMFT welcomes requests for pre registration clinical placements and post registration observational visitors.

If you wish to come organise an Elective Placement at CMFT please contact one of the PEF Team. Our details can be found by clicking on the following link PEF Team Contact Details



CMFT PEF Team are now on facebook.

The page will provide students and staff with up to date information about education news, healthcare news, IPL opportunities and other information which supports the development of high quality practice education within CMFT.

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