Apply to a university that's part of the Return to Practice project


In order to apply to the Return to Practice programme please contact one of the universities below directly. 

The universities listed below offer Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) validated courses and are part of the Return to Practice programme.

They work collaboratively with employers across the region to ensure they are able to provide an excellent educational experience.


Birmingham City University, City South Campus

Contact: Tim Badger at

Coventry University

Contacts: Cally Retmanski at  or Kelly Ryan at

Course dates: January 2018

Staffordshire University

Contact: Carole Birch at

Course dates: March 2018, September 2018

University of Derby

Contact: Navjot Virk at

Course dates: November/December 2017 (Leicester), February 2018 (Derby).

University of Lincoln

Contact: Fran Maplethorpe at

Course dates: January 2018

University of Northampton

Contact: Ros Wray at or Mary Kitson at

Course dates: February 2018.

University of Worcester, St John's Campus

Contact officer: Lisa Panzavecchia at

Course date: TBC

University of Wolverhampton

Contact: Caroline Lowe at

Course dates: October 2017, May 2017


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