The Public Health Practitioners Accredited Programme

The Public Health Practitioners Accredited Programme
February – March 2018

HEE Thames Valley is delighted to support a programme of masterclasses to
support employees across the Thames Valley area.

7 February 2018 Introduction to Public Health: the context and Climate of Practice:
Find out how Public Health in the UK is organised including the political, legal and strategic elements involved.

7 February 2018 Epidemiology, identifying needs and health intelligence: How do we know what issues are affecting the population and how we can track the impact of Public Health policies.

1 March 2018 Accessing, appraising and applying the evidence base: Understanding what works and what does not when tackling Public Health issues.
1 March 2018 Developing and evaluating interventions, programmes and service collaboratively and in Partnership: Working with other organisations: the opportunities and challenges involved.

28 March 2018 Understanding risk, and ways of communicating risks to health to different stakeholders: How to reach the public and help them make the right decisions regarding their health.

The workshops will support those who are:
• Seeking to address shortfalls in their knowledge and understanding about public health, e.g., those who have recently moved into public health from another discipline
• Considering UKPHR practitioner registration in the next few years
• Currently working on their portfolio for UKPHR practitioner registration
• Engaging with a programme of accredited CPD to further their knowledge and skills
• These sessions will be delivered at Level 6 of the national qualifications network.
What do I receive for attending?
All attendees will receive a certificate of attendance detailing the learning outcomes covered. There is also an opportunity for attendees to gain accreditation from Skills for Justice by submitting an assessed piece of work based on their learning, which can also be used as evidence towards your
portfolio for Practitioner registration*.

If you would like further information on accreditation or if you would like to
apply for a place please contact the FPH Education and Training team via or contact 020 3696 1486.

Spaces will be prioritised for Thames Valley employees in the first instance

* a fee will apply for colleagues outside of the TV region