Wednesday 10 November 2010

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Business as usual

With the Department of Health Regulatory Review, theĀ  UK Public Health Register (UKPHR) is aware that some registrants,prospective applicants and employers may be concerned about the status of the UKPHR at this time of uncertainty created by this review.

The UKPHR is functioning as usual in its important role of providing public protection. It continues to accept new applications and to register both general and defined public health specialists who satisfyits rigorous entry criteria.

Although UKPHR cannot predict the recommendations from the DH Review, it continues to fulfill all its business as usual and to look ahead and plan strategically.

 

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Focus on Defined Specialists

From our research and anecdotal evidence, defined specialists are the group of registrants least well understood in the public health community and beyond. ...

Liberating the NHS

This is your chance to input your views on how the changes to the delivery of healthcare and public health may be implemented.

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Response to consultation from the UKPHR Board - DH Review of Public Health Regulation

The UKPHR Board has submitted its response to the Department of Health Regulatory Review.

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Public Health Regulation Review

The review has recently commenced, chaired by Professor Gabriel Scally, Regional Director of Public Health, South West Region, and will report to the Chief Medical Officer for England in April 2010. ...

Revalidation for Public Health Specialists

The UKPHR has issued a progress report on Revalidation for Public Health Specialists

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Practitioner Standards

During the summer months feedback from the consultation was used to revise the standards.

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Practitioner Regulation

The UKPHR's latest update on Practitioner regulation and the way forward for the next few months. ...

New Chair of the UKPHR Board

Professor Jim McEwen will be stepping down from his post as Chair of the UKPHR Board formally in September 2009 ...

Update on Revalidation

The UKPHR has begun to receive enquiries from registrants about the forthcoming arrangements for revalidation. ...

Assessors Recruitment

The UKPHR is looking to expand its team of assessors, from both medical backgrounds and from disciplines other than medicine ...

Defined Specialist Portfolio Applications

UKPHR Board statement regarding defined specialist portfolio applications ...

UKPHR Development of Practitioner Regulation

Practitioner Newsletter ...