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Public Health Heroes: Nominate a practitioner today!

by UK Public Health Register The COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how vital public health services are. But those at the front line of public health practice don’t just operate… Read more →

Introducing the new public health apprenticeship: A potential route to registration for some

By David Kidney, UKPHR Chief Executive Last year, the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (the Institute) published the approved standard for the new Level 6 Public Health Apprenticeship and earlier… Read more →

UKPHR’s Education & Training Committee’s first Annual Report (2019)

By Helen King, Chair of UKPHR’s Education & Training Committee I am pleased and proud to present the UKPHR’s Education & Training Committee’s first Annual Report (2019). In the Committee, we… Read more →

Innovation in Public Health

By David Kidney, UKPHR Chief Executive As Chief Executive of this UK-wide public health register, I regularly attend meetings where the public health workforce is considered. Examples are the 4-nation advisory… Read more →

Member of a professional body. Registrant of a regulatory body. In public health, they are two different things

By Pav Johal, Registration Services and Office Manager, UKPHR FPH exists to provide its members with professional representation….as a regulator, UKPHR’s first obligation is public protection Membership and registration are… Read more →

The impact of workplace incivility

By Pav Johal, Registration Services and Office Manager, UKPHR Incivility can be defined as rude or unsociable speech or behaviour, displaying a lack of regard for others. In a professional… Read more →

Support in the Community – Launch of the RSPH Level 3 Certificate and Diploma in Health and Wellbeing

By Aaron Mansfield, Education Manager, RSPH In October, we held the annual RSPH Health and Wellbeing Awards. The event is an opportunity to recognise and showcase outstanding provision that supports… Read more →

Valuable work of verifiers

By Dr Patrick Saunders FRCP FFPH, Director Carolan57 Ltd, Visiting Professor of Public Health University of Staffordshire and Associate Director of WHO Collaborating Centre  I served as a verifier for… Read more →

Levels of confusion

By David Kidney, UKPHR Chief Executive When UKPHR introduced registration for practitioners in 2011, eligibility was set at “autonomous practice”. In assessing a portfolio, assessors are looking for evidence that the… Read more →

Registrar of UKPHR: My Journey

By Professor Zafar Iqbal MBBS DCH MRCGP FFPHM   Registrar of UKPHR: My Journey When I started my career, Public Health at a consultant level was practiced entirely by doctors.… Read more →

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