Public Health Workforce Development Dr Jane Thompson
Today….• Briefly consider public health workforce development in the UK• Consider who will be accessing your new modules?• What skills will they need to develop public health locally?• How can your modules prepare them (as a workforce) for the challenges?
UK Public Health workforce• Chief Medical Officer • Most senior medic• Regional Director of • Senior medic Public Health• Director of Public • Medic or non-medic Health
UK Public Health Workforce• Consultants • Medics or non-medics Specialists • MPH • Registered with Faculty of Public Health• Practitioners • Clinical or non-clinical • Professional registration? • Degree or post-graduate• Wider workforce • Wide variety of training