Welcome to the Population Wellbeing Portal

Your free e-learning resource, providing training and education in population health, wellbeing and prevention.

The Population Wellbeing Portal provides a central location for free training and education resources relating to the health and wellbeing of the public. Here you will find links to e-learning, toolkits, videos, webinars and various publications.

Whatever your involvement with the public, these resources will support you in expanding your knowledge and skills to enable you to influence the health of the population.

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This Portal is for you if you are interested in finding content to improve your knowledge and skills around population and public health and:

  • You want to learn more about how to improve or protect the public's health
  • You have the opportunity or ability to positively impact the population's health and wellbeing through your involvement with the public
  • You work with the public or are a carer
  • You influence decisions affecting the public's health
  • You provide services to improve or protect the public's health
  • You are looking for educational resources relating to population health and prevention
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Signposted resources

The Population Wellbeing Portal e-learning sessions include links to external references and related information. This section includes additional information, general resources and useful links.

Academy Public Health for London and Kent, Surrey, Sussex
The Academy of public health for London and the South East commissions learning and development opportunities and provides a platform for sharing ideas, tools, and resources. It supports transformation in the capacity and capability of the public health system by working with organisations to develop a wider workforce that will enable everyone to lead healthier lives.

All Our Health
All Our Health is a resource for all healthcare professionals to help them use their knowledge, skills and relationships, working with patients and the population to prevent illness, protect health and promote wellbeing.

eHealth is a portal that gives access to a variety of learning activities including e-learning and face-to-face courses to help prepare for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) injuries and incidents.

Emergency Services Resource Hub
The Emergency Services Hub provides access to resources for the three emergency services with the aim of sharing information, best practice and cooperation around public health. The hub has been developed by the Royal Society of Public Health, Public Health England and key partner organisations from across the emergency services.

Faculty of Public Health
The Faculty of Public Health (FPH) is a membership organisation for nearly 4,000 public health professionals across the UK and around the world. It is also a registered charity. Its role is to improve the health and wellbeing of local communities and national populations.

Health Careers
Health Careers is the information service about the range of 350 or so careers available in health. It is part of Health Education England and its aim is to support people in education and at all stages of their career to discover more about the health roles that are available, and how to get in and get on.

Health Careers - What is Public Health?
This page provides an explanation of what public health is. You can also find out more about the history of public health, and the meaning of some useful public health terms.

Health Education England
Health Education England (HEE) supports the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

Health Foundation
The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.

Health Knowledge
This learning resource is for anyone working in health, social care and well-being wherever they work or study. The resource allows you to access a broad range of learning materials for personal use or for teaching purposes in order to help everyone expand their public health knowledge. 

King's Fund
The King's Fund is an independednt charity working to improve health and care in England. Its vision is that the best possible care is available to all.

A global innovation foundation and UK charity which backs new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time. Nesta works to uncover, analyse and test new ways of supporting innovation from across sectors and around the world.

NICE Return on Investment (RoI) tools and modelling tools for public health commissioners and decision-makers.

PHAST is a leading public health consultancy with expertise in epidemiology, health economics, health/environmental impact & needs assessments and equity audits.

PHE Health Matters
Public Health Issues Facts, resources and information on major public health issues.

Phinder, a website designed to match-make Public Health workers with researchers. An online platform has been launched with the aim of capturing new and forthcoming interventions that have the potential to impact on population health and bringing them to the attention of public health researchers. The portal called phinder, which has been supported by the NIHR Public Health Research Programme and is endorsed by the Faculty of Public Health, aims to be a single point of access connecting public health professionals and researchers to research issues that are high priority in public health.

Public Health England
Public Health England (PHE) exists to protect and improve the nation’s health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. PHE is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department of Health and Social Care.

Public Health Outcomes Framework
A framework focusing on improving public health outcomes and supporting transparency across a locally-led system.

Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework
The PHSKF is a framework of public health functions developed through the collaboration of public health workers and agencies across the four UK nations. It is a key reference for anyone contributing to the delivery of public health outcomes and can be used to map activity and capabilities for individuals and groups and to support the planning of learning and development programmes, for both the professional and wider public health workforce.

Royal Society for Public Health
RSPH is an independent health education charity and the world’s longest-established public health body. Their vision is that everyone should have the opportunity to optimise their health and wellbeing.

Training in Public Health
Working in public health requires a wide range of multidisciplinary skills. These podcast is a platform for sharing experiences of working and training in public health across a range of organisations to improve population health.

UK Public Health Register
The UK Public Health Register is an independent, dedicated regulator for public health professionals in the United Kingdom, providing professional regulation to public health specialists and public health practitioners from a variety of backgrounds, all of whom have a common core of knowledge, and skills.