Masterclasses for Applicants

The Practitioners accepted onto the West Midlands' Public Health Practitioner Development Scheme are supported with masterclasses in priority areas of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Classes incorporate both knowledge and practical application, to enhance learning and provide a framework for use of these skills in daily practice. For further details and to book a place please contact


2020 classes are reduced at the present time due to the impact of Covid-19 on presenter capacity.


Date 2020

Master Class Topic



Thursday 22nd October 2020

10.30 – 17.00



Aldo Mussi

Wednesday 9th December 2020

9.30 – 16.00


Data Visualisation & Infographics

Matthew Francis

Date TBC



Emma Booth


Current Masterclass topics include:


Date 2019

Masterclass Topic



29th March 9.30 am - 2.00 pm 29th March 2019

Ethics & Public Health


Aldo Mussi

15th April 2019

Climate Changes & Sustainability

William Proto - Emily Smith

24th May 2019

Strategic responses to reducing drug & alcohol related harms & supporting long term recovery

Tony Mercer

7th June 2019

Critical Appraisal Skills Programme


26th June 2019

Geonomics & it's implications for publc health

Saran Shantikumar

18th September 2019

Introduction to Health Informatics for health professionals

Heln Green

1st July 2019

Alcohol Licensing & the role of Public Health

Paul Fisher & Kyle Stott

17th July 2019

Organised crime & modern slavery: Impact on health & wellbeing


26th September 2019

Introduction to R for beginners & its use in public health

Helen Green

4th October 2019

Commisioning, procurement & social return on investment


14th October 2019

Statistical Analyses in public health

Saran Shantikumar
25th November 2019 Leadership & System Thinking  
13th December 2019 Data Visualisation & Inforgraphics Matthew Francis


Introduction to mental wellbeing and public health



Provisional Masterclasses – dates & speakers to be confirmed:


Date TBC






Updated 05/05/2020