Public health

The Trust employs a hospital-based consultant in public health, one of only a handful of acute trusts to do so nationally, and we are a GMC-approved training location for public health registrars.

Public health report—A picture of health

The team led the production of the Trust’s first public health report, which identifies the Trust’s core catchment area and describes the health profile of the local population that we serve.

A picture of health (summary report) A picture of health (full report)

About the team

The public health team supports the delivery of a number of health improvement programmes, including:

  • alcohol harm reduction
  • oral health improvement
  • staff health and wellbeing
  • support for discharged patients

In collaboration with local authority partners, the team also offers annual public health clinical innovation fellowships.

The team regularly publishes public health research—recent papers include:

You can contact the team at publichealthcwft@chelwest.nhs.uk.

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