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Key Articles & Web-based Learning Resources

A number of key articles, books and web-based learning resources are listed in this document.  They are aimed to develop a greater understanding of student practice education.

Practice Education key articles & web based resources (PDF)


BSc OT, PT & SLT Mandatory Training Requirements

BSc Mandatory Training Handbook (Word)


MSc OT & PT Mandatory Training Requirements

MSc Mandatory Training Handbook (Word)


Caldicott Principles

Students are made aware of the Caldicott Principles and their relevance to patient confidentiality and all areas of information handling.

Caldicott Principles (PDF)

The Willis Report

Student experiences while on placement

Example 1 (pdf)

Example 2 (pdf)

Example 3 (pdf)

Example 4 (pdf)

External Links

Health and Care Professions Council -

HCPC Education Provider Complaints:
As well as approving and monitoring approved programmes, the HCPC also listens to concerns that anyone might have about them.  Anyone can make a complaint about an approved programme of study.  The HCPC normally expect someone to have completed an education provider's informal and formal internal complaints processes before making a complaint to them.  For further information please go to:

College of Occupational Therapists -

Chatered Society of Physiotherapy -

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists -

The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education -

Quality Improvement and Performance Framework -

Care Quality Commission -

Francis Report - Francis Report Executive Summary (pdf)

NHS Constitution - NHS Constitution (pdf)

Health Education England -

Health Education East of England -

Department of Health -