There are three key documents which the Public Health Specialty Training Programme in the South West operates within. This includes Faculty of Public Health curriculum, national training arrangements as set out in the Gold Guide and the South West Public Health Specialty Training Programme policy.

All Specialty Registrars and supervisors are expected to be fully conversant and work within these policies, guides and curriculum.

Faculty of Public Health Curriculum

The current Public Health Specialty Training Curriculum 2015

The Public Health Specialty Training Curriculum 2010

The Public Health Training Curriculum 2007

Gold Guide

A Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK, The Gold Guide, Fifth Edition, May 2014 sets out national arrangements for specialty training programmes for Specialty Registrars appointed since August 2007. 

South West Training Policy

The training programme is managed locally in line with the South West Public Health Specialty Training Programme Policy.