Support and Guidance

Cohort 14 Timetable


This timeline is an internal working schedule for the Wessex Public Health Practitioner Programme. It is intended for Public Health Practitioners on the Public Health Practitioner Programme. The timeline maybe subject to change in the event of sickness or any unforeseen circumstances. Any changes will be communicated to those on the practitioner programme. Please ensure that you check the website for the most updated information.

UKPHR Information

UKPHR Framework and Guidance for Practitioner Registration

Describes the framework and process for gaining public health practitioner registration with UK Public Health Register (UKPHR). Includes guidance on the requirements for applicants, assessors and verifiers. It should be read in conjunction with the Supporting Information document.

UKPHR Supporting Information for Practitioner Registration

Information which helps practitioners to interpret the UKPHR Practitioner Standards. It will also be of use to Assessors and Verifiers to maintain consistent assessment.

UKPHR Practitioner registration Standards 2018

Describes the 34 Practitioner Standards. Applicants must demonstrate their knowledge, understanding and application of all the standards.

UKPHR 12 Essentials of Practitioner Registration

A quick reference document highlighting the key aspects which need to be followed for practitioner registration.

Other Documents for Practitioners

Practitioner Self-Assessment Form

The self-assessment template applicants must complete when they apply to join the Practitioner Scheme. Applicants assess their knowledge and its application against each of the standards.

HEW_ PH_Practitioner_SelfAssessment_Form

Competency Grid

Used to map Practitioner’s pieces of work they will write up for their commentaries. This ensures all standards and competencies are addressed.


Commentary Template

This template is provided to help Practitioners produce their commentaries for their portfolio.


Glossary of Terms

A glossary to explain some of the terms and concepts used in the UKPHR practitioner standards. 

HEE Glossary of Terms

Good Public Health Practice Framework

This document provides the basis for good professional practice in public health. It applies to all members of the core public health workforce, including public health practitioners and specialists and those training to become practitioners and specialists.

Good Public Health Practice Framework 2016

Interim Review Form

To be completed by Practitioners on the programme in advance of their Interim Review Meeting. Individual appointment times will be assigned to each Practitioner nearer the time by the Programme Coordinator. For further information about this please email 

PHP Interim Review Form

e-Portfolio Guides

Practitioners produce their portfolio as an e-portfolio. The e-portfolio system is provided by City and Guilds Learning Assistant. The link for the Wessex e-Portfolio System is:

The following guides are available:

e-Portfolio User Guide for Practitioners

A step by step approach to using the e-portfolio including how to upload commentaries and evidence and much more.

E-portfolio Video Guides for Practitioners

e-Portfolio User Guide for Assessors

Information to support Assessors to undertake assessment in the e-portfolio system.

e-Portfolio User Guide for Verifiers

Information to support Verifiers to undertake verification of assessment in the e-portfolio.


Application for e-Portfolio Licence Form

When Practitioners are ready to upload their work onto the e-portfolio, they must complete this application for an e-portfolio licence.


Continuing Professional Development Logs

Once a Practitioner is registered there is an ongoing requirement to ensure that they are keeping up to date with continuing professional development (CPD) and demonstrate that they continue to maintain their competence to practice public health. To find out more visit UKPHR.

CPD Log Template

A simple template for Practitioners to use to log their CPD and in order to submit it to UKPHR. Practitioners may also use their own CPD log if they have one.


Faculty of Public Health Tips on Writing Effective Reflective Notes

A useful guide produced by the Faculty of Public Health on how to write reflective notes which will be needed when reflecting on CPD.