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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.