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Population Health Fellowship

Contributing to a growing pool of population health practitioners to meet the needs of and improve the populations' health.

Health Education England is launching a one-year pilot in population health, targeted at healthcare workers in the NHS. The pilot aims to develop and grow a workforce of professionals who will incorporate population health into their everyday jobs and will ultimately add to the ever-growing group of population health workforce from multiple disciplines. Population health skills are highly sought after, the Fellows will be part of a group of professions that will encourage and support the development of Public Health approaches within the NHS and wider community.

Please get in touch if you have any questions - populationhealthfellows@hee.nhs.uk

Applications are now closed. 


What will be involved?

The pilot will start in 2020 and will run for 12 months. It is expected that the fellows will be seconded to the fellowship part-time (1 - 2 days a week) running alongside their permanent post.

The Population Health Fellows will be placed with local organisations to work on projects addressing population health and will be encouraged and supported in the development of Public Health Approach within the NHS and wider community. The allocation of fellows to healthcare organisations will be dependant on the project s that the fellows are assigned to. To find out more details please refer to the vacancy advert and supporting documents. 

The pilot will involve a mixture of blended learning and contact days.

Find out more about our work on Population Health and Prevention



Eligibility criteria

Prospective fellows need to be:

  • registered and working/training across all NHS clinical roles (AFC Band 6 and above/ST1 and above) including doctors-in-training, SAS doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, dentists, healthcare scientists, pharmacists and other
  • you will also need to show support of your employer/training programme director
  • doctors-in-training will need to apply to train less than full time (LTFT) in order to access the fellowship
  • have authorisation from employer to apply for the fellowship.


How to apply

Click below link to and complete the following sections in the online application form. Applications are now closed.

Fellowship in Population Health vacancy