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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.