North West School of Public Health - Training Locations


This page describes the current list of training teams and organisations that have GMC approval as training locations. They have all given organisational commitment to providing a quality training environment, and all have one or more experienced educational supervisors, who have their training responsibilities acknowledged in their job plans.

Trainees are allocated to one of the 3 ‘zones’ for the duration of their training: Cheshire and Merseyside, Greater Manchester, or Cumbria and Lancashire.

Please click on the links below to access information on training locations.

Cheshire and Merseyside

Training Location

Lead Trainer

Cheshire East Council

Andrew Turner

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Helen Bromley

Halton Borough Council

Julia Rosser

Knowsley Council

Sarah McNulty

Liverpool City Council

Emer Coffey

UKHSA: Cheshire and Merseyside Health Protection Team

Wicki Dardamissus


Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

St Helens Council

Ruth DuPlessis

Warrington Borough Council

Sheila Paul

St Helens Council

Ruth DuPlessis

Wirral Council

Elspeth Anwar

Alder Hey Childrens Hospital Rachel Isba
Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust Paula Parvulescu
Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospital Thara Raj
Cheshire and Mersey Integrated Care Board Ian Ashworth


Cumbria and Lancashire

Training Location

Lead Trainer

Westmorland and Furness Matt Saunders 
Cumberland  Carol Stewart

Lancashire County Council

Sakthi Karunanithi

Blackpool Council

Judith Mills

Blackburn with Darwen Council

Laura Wharton
Blackpool Teaching Hospital Trust Heather Catt
North Cumbria University Hospital Trust Leslie Jones

UKHSA: Cumbria and Lancashire Health Protection Team

Matthieu Pegorie

Westmorland General Hospital Chris Chiswell


Greater Manchester

Training Location

Lead Trainer

Bolton Council

 Lynn Donkin

Bury Council  Steven Senior
Manchester City Council

Sarah Doran

Oldham Council

Charlotte Stevenson

UKHSA: Greater Manchester Health Protection Team

Liz Stratford

Rochdale Council

Kuiama Thompson

Salford Council

Muna Abel Aziz

Stockport Council

Ben Fryer

Tameside Council

James Mallion

Trafford Council

Helen Gollins

Wigan Council

Laura Wharton

Northern Care Alliance Alistair Craig
Manchester Foundation Trust Simon Watts
NHS GM Integrated Care Debs Thompson
GMCA - Violence Reduction Unit Helen Lowey


North West Training Locations

University of Liverpool

Ben Barr

Champs Public Health Collaborative

Fiona Reynolds

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

David Ishola
NHS England and NHS Improvement North West Regional Healthcare Public Health Charlotte Simpson


Northwest Health and Wellbeing regional Team

Fiona Reynolds

Lancaster University

Heather Brown

Edge Hill University

Paola Dey

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Judith Richardson

University of Manchester Paula Whittaker
 NHS England  Rachael Gosling
Alder Hey Childrens Hospital Rachel Isba
Potentail Placements  Agreement with external ES required. Disucss with TPD before nominating
NWAS Chris Grant
Violence Reduction Unit   
Alder Hey Childrens Hospital Rachel Isba