Guidance

Professional appraisal and revalidation: a joint statement

Explains the part that professional appraisal and revalidation play in ensuring the ongoing quality of specialist public health practice.

Documents

Joint statement on professional appraisal and revalidation in local authorities

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This guidance outlines the systems (statutory or otherwise) that are in place to help local government employers to ensure that the registered public health specialists they employ, maintain the high standards of professional practice needed to fulfil their role of improving and protecting the health of local people.

This guide is primarily designed for:

  • council chief executives
  • directors of public health
  • officers for human resources and training and development

It applies only to England, as different systems are in place in the other UK countries.

Published 20 December 2016
Last updated 27 May 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Joint statement on professional appraisal and revalidation in local authorities in England'.

  2. First published.