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For all media enquiries please contact Steven Fifer on 020 7827 5848 or email s.fifer@cieh.org

CIEH Wales warns of budget cuts

22nd April 2015

At the CIEH annual public health conference a series of posters were launched illustrating the value of environmental health in food safety, health and safety, environmental protection, housing, infectious disease and health protection. Julie Barratt, CIEH Wales director said the colourful infograms were produced by the Wales heads of environmental health group’s expert panels. 

CIEH launches manifesto for 2015 election: Health for our future

26th March 2015

Launching its manifesto for the next government the CIEH is calling on all political parties to recognise that the skills and services provided by the environmental health profession are crucial to the advancement of health and wellbeing in the UK and are worth billions annually in savings to the exchequer. 

CIEH partners with Develop Training to offer new branded legionella assessments to employers and facilities managers

17th March 2015

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), is working with leading provider Develop Training to bring a new legionella assessment to employers, an assessment that meet the very high standards of the national Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). 

CIEH announces new Level 2 AED qualification to complete its first aid portfolio

13th March 2015

A new qualification has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) that will benefit anyone delivering first aid training.

CIEH supports enforcement for smoke-free prisons after landmark ruling

10th March 2015

The CIEH has today supported a ruling that could see prisoners and prison staff facing prosecution for smoking in communal areas following a court ruling supporting a prisoner’s right to be protected from second-hand tobacco smoke. 

CIEH joins NHS organisations to take stand on smoking

25th February 2015

The CIEH is supporting Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, in taking a stand against the harm caused by tobacco, at the launch of the NHS Statement of Support for Tobacco Control in an event on 23 February at the House of Commons. 

Tim Everett becomes CIEH President

16th February 2015

Tim Everett was elected President of the CIEH for a three-year period from 1 January 2015 replacing Janet Russell, OBE, who is retained in a new position: Immediate Past President. 

CIEH welcomes the news that smoking in cars carrying children is to be prohibited

13th February 2015

The CIEH welcomes the news that MPs have passed legislation making it an offence from 1 October to smoke in a private vehicle carrying anyone under the age of 18 in England and Wales.  

CIEH involved in developing collaborative tuberculosis strategy

28th January 2015

Public Health England and NHS England have announced an £11.5 million investment as part of a collaborative initiative to decrease cases and ultimately eliminate TB as a public health problem in England. The proposals are set out in a publication launched on 19 January 2015 entitled Collaborative Tuberculosis Strategy for England 2015 – 2020. The strategy was developed after an extensive public consultation that ran during 2014 and to which the CIEH made a detailed submission.  

CIEH welcomes government vote on plain packaging for tobacco products

26th January 2015

The CIEH welcomes the government announcement that it will put regulations on the standardised “plain” packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products to a vote in Parliament before the

CIEH launch new food specialist membership organisation and website

22nd January 2015

The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) formally launched its new membership organisation The Institute of Food Safety, Integrity & Protection (TiFSiP) today (22 January 2015) and unveiled the new website supporting it.  



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