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

Champs Public Health Collaborative

Fiona Reynolds

Cheshire East Council

Matt Tyrer

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Helen Bromley

Halton Borough Council

Julia Rosser

Knowsley Council

Sarah McNulty

Liverpool City Council

Emer Coffer

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Mary Lyons

Public Health England North West:

Cheshire and Merseyside Health Protection Team

Sam Ghebrehewet


Public Health England North West:

Health & Wellbeing and Healthcare Public Health

Hayley Mercer

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

Margaret Jones

St Helens Council

Susan Forster

University of Liverpool

Ben Barr

Warrington Borough Council

Thara Raj

Wirral Council

Rachael Musgrave


Cumbria and Lancashire

Training Location

Lead Trainer

Cumbria County Council

Jane Mathieson

Lancashire County Council

Sakthi Karunanithi

Blackpool City Council

Judith Mills

Blackburn with Darwen Council

Gifford Kerr

Lancaster University

Mark Limmer

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Jane Beenstock

Edge Hill University

Paola Dey

Public Health England North West:

Cumbrian and Lancashire Health Protection Team

John Astbury

Public Health England North West:

Health & Wellbeing and Healthcare Public Health

Hayley Mercer


Greater Manchester

Training Location

Lead Trainer

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council

 Lynn Donkin

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Jon Hobday

Manchester City Council

Barry Gillespie

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)

Judith Richardson

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council

Charlotte Stevenson

Public Health England North West:

Greater Manchester Health Protection Team

Kristina Poole


Greater Manchester Health and Social Partnership   Darryl Quantz

Public Health England North West:

Health & Wellbeing and Healthcare Public Health

Kristina Poole

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council

Wendy Meston

Salford City Council

Gillian McLauchlan

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council

Jennifer Connolly

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

James Mallion

Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

Helen Gollins

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

Kate Arden 

University of Manchester

Paula Whittaker