Practice Learning

at Chesterfield Royal Hospital

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About CRH


The many ways to get to placement at CRH


Information on the many services provided by the Education Centre at CRH


The accommodation types that allow staff and students to live on site


The many ways of receiving help & advice at CRH


Information on the local area


The many ways that you can access work experience at CRH


Meet The Team

The Centre for Practice Learning (CPL) Team is based within the Education Centre. 

As a team we are responsible for ensuring the following:


  • Adequate placement capacity for students on all courses commissioned by the East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery.

  • A high-quality practice placement experience for all students.

  • Inter-professional learning opportunities across the organisation.

  • A close partnership with Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).  


The Centre for Practice Learning Team is also responsible for:


  • Ensuring that our staff are suitable prepared to support students effectively (Practice Supervisions/Practice Assessors/Educators).

  • Promoting the NHS as a career option by attending local careers events.

  • Providing placement opportunities/work experience for individuals across the organisation.

  • Facilitating the preceptorship programme which supports newly qualified staff during the transition from student to practitioner over a six month period.              


If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to contact the team.

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Claire Langford

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Multi-Professional Practice Learning Lead


Emma Taylor

Practice Learning Facilitator

Nursing & Midwifery


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Sharon English

Practice Learning Facilitator AHP's


Tina Thompson

Practice Learning Facilitator



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Deb Wilcock

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Learning Facilitator


Placement Profiles

Click Here to research your allocated placement area


Student/Staff Info.

When it comes to supporting students, there are many roles within CRH that staff can play. Each role comes with its own responsibilities:

Click Here for more information about these roles

Useful Links

The following links may prove useful for your development and understanding of clinical placements: