Faculty of Public Health
The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is the standard setting body for specialists in public health in the United Kingdom.
Royal Society of Pubic Health
The Royal Society for Public Health is an independent, multi-disciplinary organisation, dedicated to the promotion and protection of collective human health and well-being.
Health Protection Agency
The Health Protection Agency's role is to provide an integrated approach to protecting UK public health through the provision of support and advice to the NHS, local authorities, emergency services, other Arms Length Bodies, the Department of Health and the Devolved Administrations.’
NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence)
Nice is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
North West Public Health Observatory
The North West Public Health Observatory provides regional public health information and intelligence.
Useful websites for a career in Public Health
PHORCaST (Public Health Online Resource for Careers, Skills and Training): Set up to ‘help recruit, retain and develop the careers of people working in public health.’
Modernising Medical Careers
Both of these websites define Public Health and provide other useful information on training in Public Health