North West Population Health and Prevention Network (NWPHPN) is a multi-professional population health network funded by Health Education England working across the North. The network supports and develops the public health contribution and role of the healthcare, social care and voluntary sector workforce (wider public health workforce) in the North West of England.
The network contributes to the vision set out in HEE Framework 15 and the NHS Long term plan specifically the strategic intentions associated with reducing health inequalities and improving population health outcomes. Key characteristics of our future health care workforce includes preventing ill health and assisting people to manage their own health care as appropriate.
The network is specifically aimed at supporting the health and wellbeing role of a wide range of professions across the health and care workforce across a range of settings such as local authorities, primary and secondary care, community care and voluntary sector.
Health Education England (HEE) has worked with Public Health England (PHE,) the Academy for Public Health for London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex and the Faculty of Public Health to develop the Population Wellbeing Portal. For free access to a wide range of public health education and training resources or to find out more, click here.