Practice Education Facilitators

Hours of operation are: Monday to Friday 0800-1600.

There is an answer machine service out of hours and messages left out of hours will be dealt with on the next available operational day.
Contact details are:

0151 706 3248 (Royal site)
0151 529 6097(Aintree site)

The PEF team are a support and liaison service, which links Higher Education Institutes (HEI), students and practice.

The PEF team consists of 10 Practice Education Facilitators (PEF) and each cover a range of clinical areas which accommodate and support Nursing and AHP students. All clinical areas that accommodate students has a PEF aligned to them. The aligned PEF for each area can be found on each clinical areas’ profile on PARE. Ward managers and Nominated persons will also have contact details for each PEF aligned to them.

The PEF team support students whilst in practice, help facilitate completion of learning outcomes documents on Practice Assessment Record and Evaluation (PARE). They also act as support for students who require extra assistance or have reasonable adjustments.

The PEF team provides workshops to deliver essential information required by Practice Assessors and Practice Supervisors to support students in Practice.

They provide Clinical Supervision workshops which is the predominant model of student supervision used by AHP teams.

They work closely with local HEIs to provide robust, 3-way support for students, PEF team, Practice and University.

The PEF team also facilitates student access to LUHFT I.T. accounts and ID Access Badges. Please see documents below:

Requesting Student I.T. Account

Requesting Student ID Access Badge

The PEF Team also facilitate and lead a series of HEE funded projects designed to increase student capacity, educational supervision and CPD development as follows:

Chief Nurse Scholarship

Clinical Supervision


The Golden Ticket

Grow Our Own Nurses (GOONs)

ODP Top up Degree

Online Practice Assessment & Evaluation (PARE)

Reducing Pre-registration Attrition and Improving Retention RePAIR

Student Nurse / AHP LUHFT Induction

SWAN Chief Nurse Scholarship

Top-up Degree Programme for Registered Nurses

Medical Education & Clinical Teaching

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