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Placement Absence Form

The Placement Absence Form is for School of Health and Social Work students to report absence from placement.

Please complete the Form and click Send Form. This will generate an email to the Practice Placements Office.

If you are self-certifying your absence, please complete the form for every day of absence. If your absence is certified, i.e. by a doctor, please complete the Form using the details of the Fit Note and send a copy to us.

If you are submitting a Fit Note document as part of your absence, please complete the Form and send a copy of the document to Please enter the following in the subject line: [Your ID Number] Absence Document.

If you are unable to complete the Placement Absence Form, please email or contact the Absence Hotline on 01707 285958 and leave a message with the information below.