Population Health Fellowship

The NHS Long-Term Plan places significant emphasis on population health and Health Education England’s (HEE) Future Doctor programme has identified population health as a core theme. Additionally, the COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the importance of population health and health inequalities. Contemporary healthcare is now focused on optimising patient outcomes and reducing health inequalities at population level, and therefore healthcare professionals across all of healthcare require skills in population health to achieve this.

This is an opportunity for healthcare professionals interested in population health and passionate about health inequalities. The fellowship is open to early to mid-career healthcare professionals providing NHS services (AfC band 6 and above, or equivalent; dentists-in-training; doctors-in-training post-FY2 and their SAS equivalent). The aim of the fellowship is to develop a network of professionals from a non-population health background with population health skills to benefit place-based healthcare systems across England.

It is a one-year part-time programme at two days a week alongside your substantive post. Population Health Fellows will work on a population health related project and will be supported by a blended virtual learning programme.  Supervision for the project will be provided.

Applications are invited for the position of a Fellowship in Population Health, funded by Health Education England, and based in Bedfordshire Luton & Milton Keynes Integrated Care system, to commence the programme on 6th September 2022.

Reimbursement of your salary element of the participation in the fellowship will be provided to your substantive employer and you must discuss this opportunity with your line manager and educational supervisor (if applicable) of your intentions to apply and gain their agreement.

If you are interested in applying for the PHM fellowship please contact Ian Brown, Chief Officer Ian.brown@bedford.gov.uk or Nicky Wadely, AD Population Health n.wadely@nhs.net

To apply for the fellowship, you are required to complete and return the Population Health Fellowship application form to: blmkccg.phm@nhs.net by 16th March 2022

 Please note interviews are planned for: 30th March 2022

For more detailed information please refer to Rough Guide for Cohort 3 or contact fellowships.eoe@hee.nhs.uk

Respiratory doctor, Anna Moore, discusses her experiences so far of the Population Health Fellowship

Anna Moore is one of 26 fellows from the second cohort of our national Population Health Fellowship for NHS clinical staff in England. The fellowship, which aims to develop and grow a workforce of professionals who will incorporate population health into their everyday jobs, is about to launch its third cohort.

In this interview, Anna discusses why she applied for the fellowship, her aims for the work she will do and how the fellowship will help her and others to deliver the best care possible for people diagnosed with Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Link to the interview on the HEE website: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/population-health/population-health-fellowship/interview-anna-moore

Useful links

Population Health Fellowship webpage: https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/population-health/population-health-fellowship

Useful documents

Click on each of the links below to download the document

Population Health Fellowship Rough Guide 2021-22 Cohort 3

Person Specification

Application Form for PH Fellowship

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