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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 →

Revalidation – today’s the day

by David Kidney, Chief Executive, UKPHR & Zaira Ejaz, Revalidation & Registration Services Officer, UKPHR Revalidation – today’s the day Well, it has been a long time in the planning… Read more →

Understanding the UK’s public health workforce

by David Kidney, Chief Executive, UKPHR Introducing the UK’s public health workforce When all is said and done, the public health profession in the UK is a small grouping within… Read more →

Level 6 (degree) apprenticeship standard for public health practitioners: how does it link to practitioner registration?

By Claire Cotter, Workforce Development Programme Manager, Public Health England David Kidney, Chief Executive, UK Public Health Register Fiona Harris, Assistant Director of Public Health, Royal Borough Greenwich and Trailblazer… Read more →

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