Public Health as a Career Event (Virtual)

Category: Regional Public Health Events - Other

Date: May 7th 2024 10:00am until 1:15pm

Location: MS Teams


An exciting event for those interested in Public Health as a career.

Hear from Consultants working in a variety of settings and Registrars who are currently training. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions.

If you are considering a career as a Consultant in Public Health or want more information about Specialty Training then this is the event for you!

Registration is now CLOSED for this event.

Please contact the programme team if you would like to attend or if have any questions.  


Please see below a draft programme


Welcome and introductions


Public Health in the Current Climate

Sara Blackmore, South West Interim Deputy Regional Director and Deputy Director Population Health & Wellbeing, Department of Health and Social Care


Public Health training pathway

Laura McCrimmon, Specialty Registrar in Public Health, Somerset Council


Life as a Specialty Registrar

Alice Dean, Specialty Registrar in Public Health, South Gloucestershire Council


Academic Public Health

Elizabeth Emsley, Academic Clinical Fellow in Public Health, University of Bristol/South Gloucestershire Council


Comfort break


Life as a Consultant in Local Authority



Life as a Consultant in Health Protection

Bayad Nozad, Consultant in Health Protection, United Kingdom Health Security Agency


Life as a Director of Public Health

Ruth Harrell, Director of Public Health, Plymouth City Council


Recruitment & Application Process

Diane Lloyd, Head of Public Health Specialist Workforce


How to gain further experience/Taster process

Gemma Cooke, Public Health Training Manager



Please note that this is a virtual event that will be delivered using MS Teams. The event will also be recorded.