We launched the most recent PHPES call in Feb 2019. We received 91 expressions of interest from public health practice in LAs and third sector. Through brokerage (led by SPHR Knowledge Broker) and co-production with SPHR members, we received 44 Stage 1 applications in June 2019. A prioritisation exercise took place locally within the membership and 19 Stage 2 applications were invited. Of these, 16 full applications were received in Sept 2019. All 16 proposals were subject to academic, practice and lay review and were considered by a panel on 29th October 2019. 10 PHPES projects were approved for funding and will start from Jan 2020.
The map below indicates the geographical spread of the 91 registrations of interest we received for the scheme.