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Continuing Professional Development

FPH launches a new CPD diary

In March 2023 a new CPD online diary was introduced for all members to use, located within the FPH members' portal. All members should log in and become familiar with the navigation of the portal and ensure that your personal details such as your email address are up to date - these are the details that will be used to communicate with you about CPD

Continuing professional development - overview

Continuing professional development (CPD) is the component of learning and development that occurs after the formal completion of postgraduate training.

In public health, the overall aim of continuing professional development is to ensure that those who work in the field develop and maintain the necessary knowledge, skills and attributes to practise effectively and work towards improving the health of the population.

CPD is a professional obligation for all public health professionals and is a valued component of FPH membership.

CPD requirements for 2023-24

In accordance with the new CPD policy, all participating members are required to submit their 2023-24 CPD return by 30 April 2024.

Members are required to:

  • Undertake a range of CPD activities which address all of their personal development needs.
  • Submit between 3 and 6 reflective notes linked to their PDP.

At the end of every CPD year we conduct a supportive feedback exercise focusing on how to improve the quality of your reflection.

Help with the new CPD policy

The Faculty held two member engagement sessions to explain the new CPD policy and requirements. Here is the recording of the second session on 15 March 2022.

The CPD helpdesk remains open and able to support you with CPD queries:

For CPD policy and other relevant documents, see below:

SIG resources

Contact the FPH CPD Team


T: 020 3696 1485/1472

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