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Registers accredited by the Professional Standards Authority

UK Public Health Register

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The United Kingdom Public Health Register operates a voluntary register for specialists and practitioners working in public health. It upholds and assures the professional standards for competence required to work in this field.

UKPHR provides public protection by ensuring that only competent public health professionals are registered and that high standards of practice are maintained.

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What is public health?

UKPHR defines it as ‘The science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through organised efforts of society’

  • registers health practitioners and public health specialists working in the UK
  • 1,074 registrants on UKPHR register (as at January 2020)
  • met 11/11 Standards
  • five recommendations as part of review decision
  • first accredited on 3 April 2013 (this is its sixth annual review and covers 3 April 2019 to 3 April 2020)

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Remember to always use our check a practitioner tool to make sure that practitioners are regulated or registered.

Did you know that you can also share your experience of an Accredited Register with us?

We use this when we are reviewing applications for accreditation and also as part of our annual reviews when registers are renewing their accreditation. You can find out ore here.

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