Welcome to the Practice Placements page for Nursing and Allied Health.

All you need to know as a student undertaking a placement


For health professionals who support learners in practice

Placement Providers

The ePAD login is your Newman University username and password. If you have forgotten either of these then please phone IT Services on 0121 483 2293 or email itservicedesk@newman.ac.uk

In addition to these FAQs, help is available through your academic or practice supervisor, training guides and videos or by raising a support ticket via practicepartnerships@newman.ac.uk

Please look at the training/help guides and videos on the ePAD website or contact your individual course team, academic or practice assessor/supervisor for help or guidance.

Wi-fi or internet access is required to update the nursing ePAD system on ARC.

Yes, you will need internet access to complete the documents on a computer. It is also possible to complete some documents on a tablet/mobile device and some on the computer. Best accessibility is via a laptop, desktop or tablet PC, however it is possible to update your ePAD via a mobile device.

The service should only be used to communicate with academic and practice supervisors on clinical/professional matters.

Sickness absence cannot be reported via EPAD, however its important that you inform your placement areas as soon as possible, and it must also be recorded on your timesheet. Please see the section on recording sickness absence in the student information area of this site.