allergytraining.com is a partnership between Hazel Gowland BA (Hons), PGCE, MSoFHT, MREHIS, FIFST of Allergy Action and Dr Lisa Ackerley, PhD, BSc (Hons), CMCIEH, FRSPH set up in 2006 to make the award-winning and accredited allergytraining.com DVD Training Pack: allergy awareness: an introductory pack for food handlers.
Dr Lisa Ackerley is a recognised food safety expert and consultant adviser to many major UK food manufacturing and catering businesses. She is well known as The Hygiene Doctor, making regular appearances on BBC consumer programmes and other media. Following 25 successful years as a leading provider of risk management tools and innovative accelerated learning in food safety and health and safety, she now advises the board of Acoura.
Hazel also works in partnership with Graeme Kerr of Allergy and Hygiene Solutions Ltd http://www.allergyandhygiene.co.uk/ to develop and deliver the REHIS – (Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland) Joint Award – Allergy Awareness following a successful pilot qualification at James Watt College in Scotland.
RSPH – Hazel and Lisa continue to provide professional expert advice on food allergy and have co-chaired very successful RSPH conferences on the Food Information Regulation, Food Allergies and Food Fraud.
Together with other partners from patient support groups and training professionals, Hazel contributed to the development of the RSPH Qualification: