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Port health call for tighter ebola controls

Public Health

Port health call for tighter ebola controls

Stuat Spear20/08/2014 - 12.00

Port health officers are warning that a lack of co-ordinated health controls at ports and airports is posing an increased risk of ebola entering the UK.    

EHOs put on alert over salmonella

Food Safety

EHOs put on alert over salmonella

Corin Williams20/08/2014 - 14:00

The Food Standards Agency has asked front-line council staff to be on the lookout after 156 people are made ill in a Europe-wide salmonella outbreak.

Government 'damaging confidence in food industry'

Food Safety

Government 'damaging confidence in food industry'

Stuart Spear20/08/2014 - 12.00

The shadow food minister Huw Irranca-Davies has accused the government of undermining public confidence in the food industry.

FSA workers set strike date

Food Safety

FSA workers set strike date

Corin Williams20/08/2014 - 14:00

Meat inspectors, official veterinarians and support staff employed by the FSA will stage two four-hour walkouts next week in a dispute over pay.

Council considers EH outsourcing

Environmental Protection

Council considers EH outsourcing

Corin Williams20/08/2014 - 14:00

Burnley Council could be the latest in a string of local authorities to outsource its EHOs, as councillors look to deal with a projected £3m funding gap.

Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

Public Health

Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

Karen Evans-Reeves20/08/2014 - 14:00

The tobacco industry has often been accused of using underhand tactics, Karen Evans-Reeves outlines some of the key moments in the struggle to break a deadly addiction.

Hotel kitchen closed as ‘public health risk’

Food Safety

Hotel kitchen closed as ‘public health risk’

Stuart Spear20/08/2014 - 12.00

A New Forest hotel that was given a score of zero under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme has been fined £21,000 after being found guilty of five food safety offences.  

PHE and EHOs tackle norovirus

Public Health

PHE and EHOs tackle norovirus

Corin Williams20/08/2014 - 14:00

An outbreak of norovirus at a Devon resort has ended after action taken by South Hams District Council and Public Health England.

CIEH rebuts fracking report criticisms

Environmental Protection

CIEH rebuts fracking report criticisms

EHN Online20/08/2014 - 14:00

The CIEH has defended a report on shale gas hydraulic fracturing against accusations it was biased.

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Housing

Understanding and applying HHSRS

Wednesday 3 September - London

Housing

HMO Enforcement

Thursday 4 September - London

Regulation

Statutory Nuisance: Powers and Practice

Wednesday 10 September - Birmingham

Housing

HMO Practical Inspection

Thursday 11 September - Manchester

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