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International Registrar

Nominations opened on Monday 4 December for the election of an International Registrar. The post is open to all Fellows but, in accordance with our Standing Orders, candidates must be proposed by a voting member of the FPH Board. A post description, together with a nomination form, can be found in the nomination pack. The deadline for nominations is Monday 8 January 2017. Professor Neil Squires, our current International Registrar, is eligible to stand for re-election for a second term of two years.

Part A MFPH Examiners

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is seeking to recruit more examiners for the Part A MFPH Examination.  

Examiners play an integral role in the delivery and maintenance of the standards for FPH examinations and this is an opportunity to contribute to the FPH examination process whilst gaining exposure to a number of personal development opportunities.

Examiners will be expected to contribute to question setting, marking and the development of the examination.

Basic criteria for appointment:

  • held the MFPH or relevant higher qualification for at least three years
  • held a consultant or senior specialist post for at least three years (at the time of first marking)
  • able to demonstrate that they are up to date in their continuing professional development (CPD) requirements.

Consultants within three years of their appointment are welcome to apply to become trained in the first instance.

Information about the role of Part A FPH examiners can be viewed on the FPH website. Interested consultants are also welcome to contact Prof Richard Holland, Chair of Part A examiners, at or on 01603-593574 for further details.

Interested parties should submit their CV and a covering note, outlining their interest and indicating their willingness to undertake the tasks required. Applications should be emailed to

FPH Assessors

The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is seeking to expand the pool of FPH Assessors for senior public health appointments.

FPH has a statutory role in the appointment of senior public health consultants. Assessors play an integral part in quality assuring and ensuring standards in public health by assisting in short-listing candidates, sitting on Advisory Appointments Committee (AAC) panels and ensuring that only appropriately qualified individuals are appointed to public health consultant posts.
All applications are welcome. However, we would especially welcome applications from the North East, South East Coast, South Central, South West and Wales.

Criteria for appointment:

  • Fellow, Member or Honorary Member of FPH 'in good standing', including meeting FPH's minimum continuing professional development standards
  • Full specialist registration via either the General Medical Council Specialist Register, the General Dental Council Specialist List in dental public health or the UK Public Health Register
  • Working for a minimum of five years in public health posts and currently working in an NHS/government/public health post (or honorary NHS public health post) as a consultant or as a consultant in a related specialty (eg. consultant in communicable disease control, consultant in health protection, consultant epidemiologist, etc.) in the UK
  • Trained in fair and non-discriminatory interviewing and selection techniques and in the application of equal opportunities legislation to appointment procedures.

Further information on the role of an Assessor.

Interested members should complete this Assessor form and email it to

Fellowship Committee member

The Fellowship Committee are looking for one Fellow to join the committee and assist in its role in governing membership across FPH. This includes scoring distinction and honorary grades each year, managing awards and prizes as well as general membership issues. If you are interested please send a CV and a 300 word statement of interest to

Please also read the terms of reference for the committee before sending in your application.




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