Awareness course for Local Authority Environmental Health Officers
The April 2013 edition of the REHIS e-Newsletter 'News for Public Health Professionals' has been uploaded to this website and is accessible from a dedicated public access portal to the right of this news item.
If you wish to feature any Environmental Health or Public Health initiative, event or activity in the REHIS Newsletter, please contact Jim Thomson, Policy/Professional Development Officer, The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, 19 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh, tel: 0131 229 2968 or email@example.com
The Institute will run a series of roadshows across Scotland this year to highlight its role in improving and protecting public health in Scotland and to promote the new requirements for the education, professional practice and examination of Student/Graduate Trainee Environmental Health Officers. The roadshows will be presented in Aberdeen (with video conferencing links to Inverness, Stornoway, Kirkwall, Elgin and Lerwick), Dundee, Dumfries and Stirling on separate dates in May and June. The roadshows are member-only events. The Aberdeen and Stirling events will be presen
Following the decision by Scottish Government Ministers to create a new Scottish body for food safety and standards, feed safety and standards, nutrition, food labeling and meat inspection the Scottish Government has launched a consultation on creating the New Food Body in Scotland.
You are invited to take this opportunity to tell the Scottish Government what you think the role of the new food body should be and how food safety and standards should be addressed in Scotland in the future.
NHS Health Scotland has produced a suite of health inequalities briefing notes to complement the December 2012 SOA guidance to help Community Planning Partnerships in the development of their Single Outcome Agreement. Click on this hyperlink for more information on the following topics.
1. Health Inequalities briefing: Broad messages
2. Health Inequalities briefing: Physical Activity
3. Health Inequalities briefing: Early Years