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Declaration of conflict of interest

Last updated: 12 March 2024

As part of a professional programme, you will have exposure to the public at their most vulnerable. It is essential that at the start of, and throughout your programme of study, you declare any potential conflict of interest or previous exposure to a client group or service you may have had/still have.


This list is not exhaustive – please ask the placements team if you need any advice or guidance.

To minimise potential stress to students, ensure the safety of service users, and uphold the values promoted by a joint statement from the Chief Executives of statutory regulators of health and care professionals, students are asked to declare in ARC any previous exposure to health and social care teams.

If you are unsure if there is information you need to add to this form, please discuss this with the placements team. Should your circumstances change you, should also discuss this with your personal tutor and update the record in ARC.

By completing the conflict of interest section in ARC, students are deemed to have signed this declaration electronically. The below information, fields and questions are for reference only.

Section 1

As a student of the University of Gloucestershire, I agree that;

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