Have you seen the PHORCaST website? www.phorcast.org.uk – one to look at for anyone interested in health promotion or working in public health.
PHORCaST website (or Public Health Online Resource for Careers Skills and Training, to give its full title) is organised into six main areas:
- improving people’s health
- protecting people’s health
- working with information
- teaching and researching
- maintaining and raising standards
- leadership, planning and management
Areas covered include careers, roles and job requirements, developing a career in public health and accessing education and training. There are a large number of useful links concerning all aspects of public health and links to major health networks resources. There is also a useful Quick Start guide to help you navigate the site.