Plans are well underway for the next diet of professional interviews which are being held on the 26 – 28 September 2023 at the Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline. Candidates intending to present for interviews in relation to the REHIS Diploma in Environmental Health at this diet must have their portfolio submitted by 4 July 2023. Candidates intending to present for qualifications awarded by the SFSORB must have the required case study and/or reports submitted by 15 August 2023.

Strategic Plan 2023 – 2026

The Institute’s Strategic Plan, which was launched last month, details the priorities agreed for the next three years.  To read the full plan, please see here Strategic Plan – REHIS

REHIS Promotional Resource

The Institute is delighted to share some recently developed resources to promote the Environmental Health profession as a career Why-I-Should-become-an-EHO? and to promote REHIS-Qualifications.

This excellent short video, produced in partnership with Public Health Scotland, is available on the website Environmental Health Officers – REHIS

SAVE THE DATE – REHIS Community Training Annual Presenter’s Update 
 Wednesday 11 October 2023 – Location: Perth, Scotland – In person event
This will be a full day event, 9.15 – 4.15 and for the first time in four years will be in person only.

Further information about the venue and programme will be sent out over the next month; we hope you will be able to take the opportunity to network and participate in what promises to be an informative and interesting day.
 REHIS Food Update
The Annual Food Update took place on 7 June 2023, #WorldFoodSafetyDay, was a great success with over 100 professionals attending from various organisations including the enforcement, training and academic communities.  Council member with responsibility for food matters, Sheena Redmond, hosted the session and welcomed a variety of informative speakers, including Billy Hamilton from Food Standards Scotland, Paul Birkin, speaking on behalf of the Scottish Food Enforcement Liaison Committee, Chris Elliot of Queens University Belfast, Jonathan Wilkin of Abertay University, Jack Quick of UK Hospitality and Kevin Hayes of Tunnocks Ltd. 
The Institute would like to thank the speakers and all delegates who attended, making the event such a success. Copies of the presentations used by speakers are available to Institute members on the members only section of the website.

Members can view the presentations from the day here