The Public Health Leadership Programme (PHLP)is designed for
people working in public health. The programme is funded by the
Ministry of Health and has been developed following extensive
consultation with the sector.PHLPbuilds leadership competencies
identified as important for leaders in public health. The programme
has been developed by Catapult (leadership and organisational
performance specialists) and Quigley and Watts (public health
PHLP allows participants to discover their
leadership potential and equips them with practical and tested
leadership tools and resources. The programme generates immediate
and lasting benefits for participants, those they lead, and for
Each programme has six days spread over several months. In 2017
one programme will be offered in Wellington and one in
Applications for the 2017 Public Health Leadership Programme
(PHLP)are now open.
The programme dates are:
Programme 1 (Wellington):
21 - 22 June, 23 - 24 August, 1 - 2 November 2017
Programme 2 (Auckland):
28 - 29 June, 30 - 31 August, 8 - 9 November 2017
Anyone working in the public health sector may apply for a place
on the programme. Applications close at 5pm Wednesday 1 February
2017. For more information, application criteria and online
applications go to http://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/health-workforce/public-health-leadership-programme.
Places are limited to 36 in total. Applicants not previously
accepted are encouraged to apply again.
Here's what participants said about the programme:
The greatest gift this Programme has given me is the permission
to speak to my values and the authority to stand on and lean into
my values as my truth. I have many challenges in my daily life both
professionally and personally but I stay mindful in my approach and
learning as a result of the teaching through the Public Health
Thank you for providing such a valuable programme. It is the
best professional development I have been involved with and so
pertinent to my role within public health.
I have found this course to be enlightening, inspiring and
upskilling. The confidence I have gained has enabled me to step up
and take a much bigger leadership role in public health, and
provided me with an endorsement and vision to take into the future.
Thank you so much for the opportunity to be part of this.