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Achieving public health competencies for genitourinary medicine trainees: a peer-led education programme
  1. Kanchana Seneviratne1,
  2. Sarah Flew1,
  3. Amy Baugh2,
  4. Janet Garley2
  1. 1Genitourinary Medicine Department, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
  2. 2Genitourinary Department, Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mansfield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kanchana Seneviratne, Genitourinary Medicine Department, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK; kanchanaseneviratne{at}doctors.org.uk

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Public health is one of the curriculum requirements in the current specialist training curriculum for genitourinary medicine (GUM), 2010. The specialty of GUM has always had to address both the needs of individual patients and those of the general population. Population health remains at the centre of service configuration and local strategy.

GUM clinicians are required to understand the local health service; assess population needs; consider the impact of change in cultural, social and political environments and …

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