The Public Health Leadership Programme (PHLP) 2019
Be inspired and focused to make a difference in public health,
and have the skills and courage to act ………...
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 specialists).
PHLPallows 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 public
Each programme has six days spread over several
months. In 2019 one programme will be offered in Wellington and one
Applications for the 2019 Public Health Leadership Programme
(PHLP)are now open.
The programme dates are:
Programme 1 (Wellington):
12 - 13 June, 21 - 22 August, 30 - 31 Oct 2019
Programme 2 (Auckland):
3 - 4 July, 14 - 15 August, 23 - 24 October 2019
Anyone working in the public health sector may apply for a place
on the programme. Applications close at 5pm Friday
1st February 2019. For more information,
application criteria and online applications go to www.health.govt.nz/phlp
Places are limited to 36 in total. Applicants not previously
accepted are encouraged to apply again.
Here's what participants said about the
"PHLP has broadened my ideas about what might be possible for me
in the future. PHLP has given me the confidence to be brave enough
to explore and believe in my leadership abilities".
"One of the most significant accomplishments as a direct result
of PHLP is getting my weekends back! I was working 60-hour weeks
because I felt like I had no time to get the big chunks of work
that required my full concentration done, so was using my weekends
where I felt I wasn't being disturbed by "fighting fires" to finish
these tasks. Through the tools and experiences shared during PHLP I
have implemented some changes that have allowed me to grab that
family time (and therefore my wellbeing/ work-life balance)
"There are many challenges facing public health in Aotearoa and
the PHLP course has inspired me to rise to the challenge to work