The Health Protection Team is responsible for food safety, health and safety, licensing and infectious disease control including food poisoning.
We are here to help businesses understand and comply with food and health and safety legislation. We investigate infectious diseases particularly food poisoning to help prevent the disease spreading and prevent a reoccurrence.
We also support health eating and provide food hygiene training to businesses.
There is a one-stop shop website called ERWIN (Everything Regulation, Whenever It's Needed); its aimed at providing businesses all they need to know about regulation and provides specific advice to different business types, it includes environmental health, trading standards and fire safety information.