There are five sets of policies that apply to the specialty training programme:

  1. Employer policies from St Helens & Knowsley Trust (see links down the right);
  2. Policies relating to training and educational progression from Health Education East of England (see button below);
  3. Policies developed by the Public Health Specialty Training Programme tailored to provide specific guidance for public health (see links down the right).
  4. Overarching policies from the General Medical Council (GMC) for all specialty training programmes (see button below).
  5. Health Education East of England's "Service Delivery Standards" covering the standards expected from Educational Providers (see button below).

Since 1st February 2017, all registrars on the public health training programme are employed by St Helens & Knowsley Trust and thus follow their human resources policies.

Faculty of Public Health

There are various forms that can be found on the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) website. For a list of FPH forms, please click here.

This includes access to:

Completion of Training form

Out of Programme (OOP) form


HEE East of England training policies

HEE East of England policies:

Click here for all of them.


Common HEEoE policies are:

Out of programme policy (OOP)

Less than full time training (LTFT)

Removals or relocation

GMC policies

Web page with several links including Less Than Full Time and Time Out of Training.

Out of programme:- web page with several links.

Key contacts at St Helens & Knowsley Trust
What are my Tax office details?

Your Tax Office reference is: 531/H4406

Enquiry Centre for Appointments

Inland Revenue, Nelson House
Prince of Wales, Norwich NR1 1DR
Telephone: 0845 300 0627

Postal Queries to:

Customer Operations, Lynx House
1 Northern Road, Cosham
Portsmouth PO6 3XA

The "Gold Guide" v7

A Reference Guide for Postgraduate Specialty Training in the UK (the “Gold Guide”)

Monday, 14 January, 2019
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