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NHS Partners  

The School of Health Sciences has strong links with leading local NHS Trusts.

Our unique relationships and strong record of success in collaborative working with key healthcare providers mean we are able to offer our students unrivalled learning opportunities – equipping them with exemplary care and clinical skills, first rate professionalism and self confidence.

Clinical placements

While studying nursing, midwifery and physiotherapy students gain practical experience in a variety of clinical settings.

Clinical placements provide the opportunity to employ an evidence-based approach and work with patients and their families from a broad range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

In addition, many Trusts commission post-qualification work with us to enhance the skills and knowledge of their nurses and clinical staff and assist them in their continuing professional development.




Health Education East Midlands

Health Education East Midlands (HEEM) are the vehicle for providers and professionals

HEEM work as part of NHS Health Education England (HEEM) to improve the quality of eduction and training outcomes so that they meet the needs of service providers, patients and the public.


Health Education East Midlands Workforce Team (Nottinghamshire)

HEEM Workforce Team provides expert advice to local organisations

HEEM offer advice and assistance to local organisations so that they secure tomorrow’s workforce today and can help with workforce planning and the education and development of your staff. 

They can also assist members of the public to experience what it is like to work in the health and social care sector through careers events, work experience placements and apprenticeships.


Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust

NUH have a national and international reputation for many of their specialist services

With an international reputation for services including stroke, renal, neurosciences, cancer services and trauma, NUH are at the forefront of many research programmes and new surgical procedures.

In partnership with the University of Nottingham, they operate two NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) Biomedical Research Units - in hearing and deafness and in digestive diseases. NUH also has a regional children's hospital providing specialist paediatric service.

As a teaching trust, NUH have a strong relationship with colleagues at the University of Nottingham and other universities across the East Midlands, including Loughborough University, where they are part of the Olympic Legacy project.


Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Nottinghamshire Healthcare is positive about providing integrated healthcare services
Nottingham Healthcare's
8,800+ dedicated staff provide integrated healthcare services in mental health, learning disability and community health services in a variety of settings, ranging from the community through to acute wards, as well as secure settings. The Trust has a revenue income of £435 million for the present financial year.

East Midlands Ambulance Service

Over 2,700 people work at East Midlands Ambulance Service, with their largest group being frontline colleagues
East Midlands Ambulance Service serve a resident population of 4.8 million across the East Midlands (Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland, Lincolnshire (including North and North East), Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire), across 6,425 square miles. Each year they respond to over 616,000 emergency and urgent calls.

Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Derby Teaching Hospital is recognised by the Department of Health as a high performing trust
The hospital has a strong track record and reputation for delivering quality patient care.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust was formed in 2001, gaining Foundation Trust status in 2007
The trust covers an area of 1,000 square miles and serves a population of 418,000 across Nottinghamshire as well as parts of Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.

Chesterfield Royal Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Serving North Derbyshire's population and beyond - a catchment population of around 375,000
Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (CRH) provides a full range of acute services - plus 24-hour accident and emergency care and specialist children’s services. Around 3,400 staff are employed by the Trust and its annual budget is £180m. The Trust also manages a small birth centre in the Derbyshire Dales.

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Trust - Mental Health

The Trust is the largest provider of mental health and substance misuse services in Derbyshire
The Trust primarily serves the people of Derbyshire and Derby city, which has a combined population of approximately 1 million.

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust

The Derbyshire Community Health Services Trust aims to be the best provider of local healthcare
The Trust cares for patients across a wide range of services, delivered from 133 sites including 13 community hospitals and 28 health centres across Derbyshire and in parts of Leicestershire, touching the lives of more than 4,000 patients every day. DCHS employ approximately 4,000 staff, making them one of the largest providers of specialist community health services in the country, serving a patient population of more than one million.

Nottingham City Care Partnership

Nottingham CityCare Partnership is the leading provider of NHS community services in Nottingham
The partnership offers an extensive range of health services accessible in health centres, children’s centres, GP Practices and other community settings.

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

The Trust provides a wide range of healthcare services, delivered by over 7,500 staff and volunteers
Each year they receive £399 million to provide patient services, most of which is delivered to patients in Lincolnshire. They invest around £12 million each year in improving our clinical services by replacing and upgrading medical equipment, modernising estates and facilities and improving their information and technology infrastructure.

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust provides community healthcare services for Lincolnshire
Lincolnshire is one of the largest healthcare communities in the country. The Trust’s 2,300 people care for thousands of patients every day in our community hospitals, health clinics, minor injuries units and walk in centre. If you are housebound, nurses and therapists come to you at home or in your place of care. Health visitors and school nurses support young families; the Trust provides primary care services out of hours; and teams of nurses, therapists and specialists care for those across the county whether suffering from respiratory conditions, heart problems, diabetes, cancer, or wounds such as leg ulcers.

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides care and treatment for a local population of 719,000
The Trust provides specialist services for people who live in other areas of the East Midlands.


School of Health Sciences

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Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham, NG7 2HA

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