Tag: Alcohol

alcohol-related-deaths, alcohol-harm

One third (31%) of UK adults drink alcohol too much and are exceeding weekly alcohol guidelines, according to data from Britain’s Healthiest Workplace*, developed by VitalityHealth and delivered in partnership with the University of Cambridge, RAND Europe and Mercer. Britain’s…

Local hospital services

A small rise in duty imposed on alcohol sold in retail outlets, pubs and restaurants, of just 1% above inflation, might cut violence-fuelled A&E (emergency care department) visits in England and Wales by an annual 6000, suggests research published online…

Hospital care

Annual admission rates 2% lower than expected in areas with more restrictive policies. Tighter local alcohol licensing curbs are linked to fewer drink-related hospital admissions in these areas, reveals research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.…