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PHWAG task group agrees recommendations

The Public Health Workforce Advisory Group (PHWAG) task group on regulation has agreed a number of recommendations with regard to generalist specialists in public health and senior public health appointments. More information.

PHWAG is a Department of Health-commissioned group that advises the four UK countries on current issues and future planning for the public health workforce. The remit of the task group on regulation is to consider and agree core principles of regulation for the UK public health workforce, including both specialists and practitioners, and disseminate its findings to UK health departments, regulators, employers, professional bodies and others with an interest in protecting and improving the health of the public. It has a comprehensive membership of stakeholder groups, including all regulators.

Written: 26/11/2012 , last modified: 08/01/2013