Learning Environment Team / Student Placements

We are responsible for supporting the non-medical, multi-disciplinary learner experience and quality of learning environments across the Trust through:

  • Working collaboratively to provide quality patient centred care through developing effective learning environments
  • Providing professional support and facilitation for teams, professional leads, mentors, practice assessors, practice supervisors, practice educators and practice teachers    
  • Assuring quality of clinical placements   
  • Maximising the number of students and learners supported within clinical practice areas
  • Ensuring that the student experience is of the highest quality
  • Enhance and support the role of the mentor/practice educator and practice assessor/practice supervisors


Who is in the team? 

Main contact number: 023 8047 5835 

Sue Carpenter, Learning Environment Lead for Adult / Child Field Nursing, AHPs and Learning Disabilities              

Lucy Abraham, Learning Environment Lead for Mental Health Nursing



  • Carly Donnarumma 

  • Daniel Walkerdine

  • Sophie Lutman


Practice Educators:       

  • Sue Tarling, Adult Nursing

  • Carly Bott, Mental Health Nursing

  • Jody Bonham-Mason, Mental Health Nursing

  • Anthea Groves, Learning Disability Nursing/ Transitions Lead             

  • Emily Phillips, AHPs

  • Jennie Strickland, AHPs