Faculty of Public Health
The Faculty of Public Health
) is a public health
association in the United Kingdom
established as a registered charity
. It is the standard setting body for public health specialists within the United Kingdom, setting standards for training, examination and specialist practice across the four countries of the UK. It is also a source of knowledge and guidance around public health, and advocates for public health nationally and globally.
The current President is John Middleton, who took office in June 2016 for a three-year term.
The Faculty of Public Health (formerly the Faculty of Community Medicine and then the Faculty of Public Health Medicine) was formed in 1972 as a result of a key recommendation of the Royal Commission on Medical Education (1965–68). It was set up as a joint, autonomous faculty by the three Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow).
FPH states its mission as:
Our overarching mission is to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of everyone in society by playing a leading role in assuring an effective public health workforce, promoting public health knowledge and advocating for the very best conditions for good health.
FPH has a paid membership of around 3,600 in several classes:
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