LATEST NEWS at Hull & Goole Port Health Authority




Shippers handling bulk cargo/products -

Check our Pollution Control page for information.

Our foremost objective is the protection of public, animal and environmental health in the Humber, Trent & Ouse
port areas

Ship Sanitation Certificate Charges - Increase from 1 April 2017

The charges for Ship Sanitation Certificates issued by the Authority will increase in line with the nationally agreed scale. This is now available on our 'Ship Inspection' page.

New Principal Port Health Inspector

The Chief Port Health Inspector is very pleased to announce that Sally Johnson will take up her new role as Principal Port Health Inspector from 1 January 2017.


The Authority has received an application for a variation to the Environmental Permit (Ref: 13ER15) granted by the Authority to Damac Bulk Handling Ltd for a proposed new cement handling and storage facility at Stanhope Dock, Goole, DN14 5BW.

The application has been "Duly Made" under the Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) Regulations 2010 (as amended) and can be inspected free of charge on application to the Chief Port Health Inspector, Laurence Dettman at the Authority offices (see contact page).


BREXIT - Potential for Change

Following the UK referendum decision of 23 June 2016 to leave the EU we await further clarity on the implications and changes to the UK legal framework under which we work.

For example, the control of imported food is based on EU legislation. It is not yet clear how this may change. We are informed that any changes will be subject to a lengthy consultation period. For the forseeable future the current EU based UK legislation remains in force.

Humber NHS - East Riding Healthtrainers
Providing personal support to adults within the East Riding who seek a healthier lifestyle

To find out more about this local health initiative please clck on the following weblink or contact the project co-ordinator, Natalie Belt -


Food Hygiene Rating Scheme

The Authority launched the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme to food businesses within our area on 1 April 2017. This will include certain passenger ships.

For further details please see our 'Food Hygiene Rating Scheme' page.

Hull & Goole Port Health Authority Joint Board Meetings
Calendar of 2016 Board meetings

Tuesday 8 March 2016 - 10am

Tuesday 7 June 2016 - 2pm

Tuesday 13 September 2016 - 10am

Tuesday 6 December 2016 - 2pm

To be held at Guildhall, Kingston upon Hull