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Speech and Language Therapy clinical placements

Welcome to our Clinical Placements' website. Thank you for your involvement in the placement education of the BSc, MSci and MSc Speech and Language Therapy students from the University of Reading. As we continue to develop this website, please contact Allie Biddle a.biddle@reading.ac.uk for suggestions of things to include.

   


SLT placement administrators

Sherifah Al-Katib and Julie Hankinson are our placement administrators. Both Sherifah and Julie can be contacted on sltplacements@reading.ac.uk ; 0118 378 4696.

 


Here's what our students had to say about their placement:

"I would just like to thank you once again for an incredible 8 weeks of placement. I have had the opportunity to see so much progress of my clinical skills within such a short period of time. Receiving feedback from the both of you and positive comments from parents has motivated me to continue to work hard".

"I was able to be independent and take on my own case load to work through. I had clear tasks for each day which I was able to manage myself. The communication in the team was admirable and each team member strove to make each decision on behalf of everybody concerned".

"Both (SLTs)Theresa and Chloe were great at explaining to me what they were doing, why they were doing it and answering my questions. They also kept me on my toes by asking questions back!".

 

Here's what a couple of our educators concluded about their students :

"...was overall an excellent student who showed high levels of professionalism, sound knowledge and therapeutic skills and a good level of independence. She made excellent working relationships with both clients and professionals and fitted well into clinic and was a pleasure to work with".

"… worked very hard and took positive and negative criticism well. She had a good work ethic and always prepared the actions that we'd discussed the previous week".

" H has done really well attending a meeting with professionals and the family and the support workers of a client of ours. H was really confident in the meeting and was very supportive to the carers who wanted to provide the best of care".

Schedule of Clinical Placements

October 2018 - September 2019

 

Clinical Tutors

 Name Telephone  Email Availability 

Allie Biddle

Clinical Coordinator

0118 378 4687 a.biddle@reading.ac.uk Monday - Friday
Fiona Baillie  0118 378 4687  f.baillie@reading.ac.uk  Tuesday, Wednesday 
Linda Chitty  0118 378 4687 l.a.chitty@reading.ac.uk  Monday 
Alison Cox  0118 378 4687 a.cox@reading.ac.uk  Monday - Friday 
Sarah Fincham-Majumdar  0118 378 4687   s.c.finchammajumdar@reading.ac.uk  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 
Melissa Loucas  0118 378 4687 m.j.loucas@reading.ac.uk  
Helen Marlow  0118 378 4687  h.marlow@reading.ac.uk  Tuesday, Thursday 
Kate Munro  0118 378 4687   c.a.munro@reading.ac.uk  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesda PM 
Emma Pilkington 0118 378 4687  emma.pilkington@reading.ac.uk   Monday am, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 
Katherine Pritchard  0118 378 4687   k.a.pritchard@reading.ac.uk Monday, Tuesday, Friday 
Theo Read  0118 378 4687  t.e.read@reading.ac.uk  Monday, Tuesday, Friday 
 

Placement Offer Forms 2018-2019

Adult Placements

 

Paediatric Placements

 

 

Clinical Placement Handbooks 2018-2019

Placement Educator Training

Internal

Click on the dates below for booking forms. 

Monday 7th January 2019

Half day (1pm-4.30pm) at University of Reading

Experience educators - Adult and Paediatric

Contact: sltplacements@reading.ac.uk

 

Tuesday 8th January 2019

Full day (9.30am - 4pm) at University of Reading

New educators - Adult and Paediatric

Contact: sltplacements@reading.ac.uk

 

Thursday 4th April 2019

Half day (1pm-4.30pm) at University of Reading

Experienced educators - Adult and Paediatric

Contact: sltplacements@reading.ac.uk

 

Wednesday 10th April 2019

Full day (9.30pm-4pm) at University of Reading

New educators - Adult and Paediatric

Contact: sltplacements@reading.ac.uk

Clinical Report Forms

 2 MSci (Thursday and Friday Placements)

3BSc

4BSc

1MSc - Summer Block 2018

2MSc

 

 

Professionalism Forms

2MSci (Thursday and Friday Placements)

3BSc

4BSc

2MSc

 

Placement Educator Resources

Being a Clinical Examiner

2019 Finalist BSc and MSc Clinical exams

We will be sending out a request letter for clinical examiners early in 2019 for our May/June finalist clinical exams (dates to be confirmed). To be a clinical examiner you need to have had students on clinical placements for 4 years, including clinical placements in the last 3 years. If you would like further information or would like to express an interest at being an examiner please contact Allie Biddle a.biddle@reading.ac.uk.  

  

Comments from Clinical Examiners from practice

"I really enjoyed the day; it was full on but very interesting day. I was very pleased to be paired with an experienced Uni examiner."

"I really enjoyed the experience of being a clinical examiner. It was inspiring to meet the next cohort of speech and language therapists and to see how much knowledge and enthusiasm they have. It was also a great opportunity to meet new people and reflect on my own practice."

 

Reading List

SLT Service Induction Packs

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