Welcome to the South West Public Health Network

If you work in public health in the South West of England - whether it's the main focus of your job or a relatively small component of your work - we see you as a member of this Network.

The South West Public Health Network brings together the former AGW & Peninsula networks into one, easy to access resource. There are a range of new and improved features, such as our monthly guest blog, and new sections with information about the South West Making Every Contact Programme (MECC), and the Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework (PHSKF).

And we want our members to help shape this new website and generate content so that it's as useful as it can possibly be. Don't be shy! Tell us what you'd like to see happening here, how we can improve what we've already got, and maybe even how you'd like to contribute.

About the Network

Would you like to know more about the Network? Find out how it got started, what it’s here to do, and how it can help you develop.


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Careers information

Do you need help planning your career? We’ve signposted some useful resources which may help.


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Local Projects

Want to know what your colleagues are up to? Read about local projects and share your own team’s experiences and expertise.


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Featured Events

Feasibility Studies for Complex Public Health Interventions

Location: Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University

Delegate: £225

The aim of this course is to provide participants with an introduction to exploratory studies of complex public health interventions, also described as ‘pilot’ and ‘feasibility’ studies. Such studies generate the evidence needed to decide whether and how to proceed with a full scale effectiveness study.

South West Public Health Development School 2018

Location: Winter Gardens, Royal Parade, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1AJ

The South West Public Health Development School provides a unique opportunity for people working in a variety of fields within public health to expand their public health horizons at this event.

Featured Blog posts

Defeating an Elephant

  • Date: 28 Nov 2017
  • Author: Tim Wood

"The evidence tells us that we should be asking about ACEs, which in turn gives the professional and the individual concerned a common understanding of root causes, and a common approach to being able to tackle them." Insp Tim Wood on how the evidence of ACEs can help professionals and the individuals concerned to tackle the problem.

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