Severn Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) is committed to providing high quality Public Health training across the South West. The Postgraduate Dean is Dr Geoff Smith. The Public Health Head of School is Maggie Rae.

The South West Public Health Training Programme is governed by the Faculty of Public Health curriculum, the Gold Guide and the South West Public Health Training Policy. All Specialty Registrars and supervisors are expected to be fully conversant and work within these policies, guides and curriculum.

The following pages aim to provide further help and support to Specialty Registrars throughout their time on the training programme. 


Faculty of Public Health Curriculum

The current Public Health Specialty Training Curriculum 2022

Gold Guide

A Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK, The Gold Guide, 8th Edition, March 2020 sets out national arrangements for Specialty Registrars. 

South West Training Policy

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