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It is a huge challenge to capture all the activity and quality care being delivered across our Trust but the video resources here go some way to capturing what we do.

Some of your student colleagues, Zoe, (a Speech and Language Therapy Student), Josh, (a Learning Disability Student Nurse) and Lawrence and Marion (Physiotherapy Students) offer an insight into their experiences whilst they were here with us and perhaps will answer some of those questions that you have already. We are sure they will give you some ideas for settling in quickly and getting the most out of this exciting placement.Physiotherapists, Lisa and Antony, from Washwood Heath Primary Care Centre, give physiotherapy students some really great advice for first placement opportunities as a physiotherapy student in the community.  

You will also hear from mentors in practice (Mentors question 1 & 2). Again this will give you an idea of what they expect from you and also importantly what you can expect from them.  

Case Studies

Each of the case study resources below give you an amazing insight into the important roles that practitioners play in the care of patients/clients in this busy and diverse Community Trust. 

Watching these video clips will provide you with an opportunity to further reflect upon the experiences that you will  have here at BCHC. They will be most helpful as you discuss learning outcomes and any competencies attached to this placement with your supervisors and mentors in practice. We ask the you utilise the reflective framework highlighted in 'Making the Most of Your Placement' as you reflect upon the case studies. 

The real life stories that are told in each clip highlight some of the important skills required of a community practitioner and the role that they play. Such as: 

  • Building a trusting and lasting relationship with patients/clients
  • Communicating effectively- listening, effective non verbal communication skills, providing honest answers
  • Providing innovative techniques to improve quality of life
  • Responding swiftly to clinical needs and recognising deteriorating situations
  • Providing a link between primary and secondary care providers
  • Providing on going support and care for the patients/clients, carers and family


Each video clip has something to offer you, no matter what professional back ground you are from or programme that you are undertaking.  Please take the time to watch and listen to what these patients/clients and practitioners have to say, such insight is invaluable.

Please click on the names below to view their stories. 

Stephanie and Surbjit

Ray and Christine

Mr Miah and Minara

Madeleine and Liz

Emma, Hugh and Michelle

Anita and Bob

Andrew and Kate 


The other media resources remaining on our Media portal continue to give you an insight into the diverse roles that go to make up this busy Community Trust.

Click here to view other video resources