Corporate report

Wider public health workforce review: 2018 to 2019

Report on the wider public health workforce - across healthcare, social care, emergency services, VCSE, education, employment, criminal justice, housing and planning.


The wider public health workforce: a review

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This report details the findings of Public Health England’s 2018 to 2019 review of the wider public health workforce.

The report identifies 3 broad categories of work completed by the wider public health workforce:

  • leading and advocating for health
  • influencing the wider determinants of health
  • direct contact with individuals and communities

It reports on progress to date to engage and develop the wider public health workforce across a range of sectors:

  • healthcare
  • social care
  • emergency services
  • VCSE
  • education
  • employment
  • criminal justice
  • housing
  • planning
Published 12 March 2019