We provide high quality healthcare services primarily to the residents of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen, which have a combined population in the region of 530,000.
February and October each year.
• First level Adult, Child or Mental Health nurse, whose NMC registration has lapsed
• A pre-course medical screen and enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check (please note that the CRB check takes time and may delay your entry to course practice requirements)
• Selection meeting to include an Interview, the production of a 250 word essay and the undertaking of a numeracy test (NB: The minimum pass rate for the numeracy test is 70%)
• Two references (can be character references).
• The return to practice course is free to northwest residents.
• Each returner will receive a bursary of £500 to each returner (paid in 2 instalments)
You will be expected to undertake:
• Eight study days over a 12-week period of the course and access directed study via eLearn (Blackboard)
• a certain amount of directed study
• 100 hours (minimum) of clinical practice in a NHS acute or primary care trust.
Clinical shifts can be from five hours long if required - start and finish times can be negotiated.
Each study day offers six hours of teaching and learning support, and you may also wish to spend some additional time with your personal tutor.
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Education and training to support competent practice in relation to:
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Learning Environment & Assessment
Students are required to undertake a minimum of 100 hours of supervised clinical practice. This practice must be supervised by a named mentor who will ultimately 'sign-off' successful completion of the required competencies. The work based mentor will have undergone appropriate mentor preparation with the University. Clinical assessment documents will be provided to help students to achieve competencies.
If you are interested in applying for this course UCLAN’s How to Apply pages will guide you through the process.
To make a general enquiry or request an application form, please telephone, email or write to:
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel: 01772 893836/ 3839
For more information please follow the link below to UCLAN’s return to practice pages
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust Practice Education Facilitator
Learning Centre, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 3HH
Direct Line: 01254 73 3371 / 01282 80 4708 Ext: 83371 / 14708 Mobile: 0774 827 8866
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Course mentor information sheet
North West return to practice programmes
Return to practice guide
UCLAN - Return to Practice