Placement learning is an integral part of the experience of training to become a dietitian.
Your placements are of 2, 12 and 12 weeks duration, in Years 1, 2 and 3 respectively. These will take place in the South West (Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset, Avon, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire).
You'll gain experience in many different dietetic specialities in a range of different settings:
- acute hospital wards and outpatients
- GP surgeries/health centres
- patients’ homes and nursing/residential homes)
Please note: additional travel / accommodation costs may be incurred during your placement. Advice on financial support available for health care students on placement can be obtained from the NHS Business Services Authority website.