About Rehis

The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland, often referred to by the acronym REHIS®, is an independent, self-financing registered Scottish charity (Number SC009406) whose main objectives are for the benefit of the community to promote the advancement of Environmental Health by:

  1. stimulating general interest in and disseminating knowledge concerning Environmental Health;
  2. promoting education and training in matters relating to Environmental Health; and
  3. maintaining, by examination or otherwise, high standards of professional practice and conduct on the part of Environmental Health Officers in Scotland.

The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland was incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee in 1983 to give effect to the amalgamation of The Royal Sanitary Association of Scotland (founded 1875) and The Scottish Institute of Environmental Health (founded 1891). The Institute was Incorporated by Royal Charter in 2001, following which the Company was wound up.

This website provides information on the work of the Institute. You can contact the Institute via the Contact us page.

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