REHIS Publications

Professional Conduct and Discipline

The regulations apply to all Corporate Members of the Institute who are Environmental Health Officers. The regulations came into effect on 1 January 2008, and may be amended or revoked by the Council of the Institute at any time.

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Food Standards Agency Scotland - Research on Campylobacter

Reducing Campylobacter in the food chain has been a key target in the Food Standards Agency‟s (FSA‟s) strategy on foodborne disease since its inception in 2000, and will continue to be a focus in FSA‟s new strategic plan for 2010-2015. The Agency in Scotland (FSAS) contributes to achieving overall UK targets on Campylobacter through its work to ensure that interventions are effective in reducing levels of infection in the Scottish population.

OSHCR - Questions and Answers

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTANTS REGISTER TO OPEN FOR REGISTRATION ON 31 JANUARY 2011The new online register of occupational safety and health consultants will open for registration on 31 January 2011.  Members of the participating professional bodies representing safety and occupational health consultants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply to join the register from that date.  Those who apply before 30 April 2011 will benefit from a discounted application fee. The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) has been set u

OHSCR-Pre-registration document

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTANTS REGISTER TO OPEN FOR REGISTRATION ON 31 JANUARY 2011The new online register of occupational safety and health consultants will open for registration on 31 January 2011.  Members of the participating professional bodies representing safety and occupational health consultants who meet the eligibility criteria can apply to join the register from that date.  Those who apply before 30 April 2011 will benefit from a discounted application fee.The Occupational Safety and Health Consultants Register (OSHCR) has been set up

Infection Prevention and Control in Childcare Settings (Day Care and Childminding Settings)

Health Protection Scotland. Infection Prevention and Control in Day Childcare Settings. Health Protection Scotland, Glasgow, 2011.Published by Health Protection Scotland, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow G3 7LN.Health Protection Scotland is a division of NHS National Services Scotland.The Health Protection Network (HPN) has supported the development of this document. HPN is a network of existing professional organisations and networks in the health protection community across Scotland.

Manifesto launched

REHIS has launched ‘An Environmental Health Manifesto for Scotland’ with the aim of attracting political support for the Environmental Health Profession and Service and of promoting the Profession and Service to the general public. The full manifesto document and the two page flyer can be downloaded at the link below.

Manifesto

Manifesto 2011 two pager.

DEVELOPMENT PLAN – 2011/2012

The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland DEVELOPMENT PLAN – 2011/2012

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Joint Statement by REHIS, SFELC, SoCOEHS and CoSLA

Following a report by Food Standards Agency Chief Executive, Tim Smith, the FSA Board announced the Agency’s intention to review the food safety official controls delivery within the UK.Although the strategic aims and objectives of the review are still unclear, a coalition of collaborating professional organisations within Scotland has been formed to gather evidence for submission to the review and to make the evidential suite available to the wider profession in Scotland to assist in any submission those individuals or bodies wished to make.SFELC Chairman George Fairgrieve, seen here r

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