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Alcohol

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Dry January

Encouraging customers to ban the booze and get involved in Dry January has many benefits – and not just health related ones.

Supporting men's health

Men are less engaged with healthcare services than women, but pharmacy teams can ensure they don’t suffer in silence.

Rise in alcohol hospital admission linked to cuts

Researchers have found increases in alcohol-related hospital admissions is linked to spending cuts. 

Charity warns about danger of lockdown drinking

Charity warns about risks of online drinking games during the coronavirus lockdown

Numbers being treated for drugs and alcohol stay flat

Numbers in contact with drug and alcohol services between April 2018 and March 2019 remains flat at around 268,000.

Development of UK alcohol clinical guidelines underway

PHE is collaborating with the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland governments to produce the first UK-wide clinical guidelines for alcohol misuse.

Teetotal in pregnancy reaffirmed

No amount of alcohol is safe to drink during any stage of pregnancy, a recent study in the journal Chaos has reaffirmed.

Inconvenient truths

The Health Survey for England highlights unhealthy behaviours, pharmacy teams can help people make a positive change.

Prevention is key, says NHS Long Term Plan

Community pharmacy has an essential role to play in delivering the long-anticipated NHS Long Term Plan, which has prevention at its heart.

Banish the booze

Some 4.2 million people are projected to ditch the booze for Dry January in 2019 to save money and to improve their health.

Lives at risk

Most adults in England are living unhealthy lifestyles, putting their lives at risk, according to new statistics from NHS Digital.

Fuelling the festivities

The winter weather and Christmas partying can do their worst, but pharmacy teams can help customers keep healthy.

Drink-free days

Public Health England and Drinkaware have teamed up to combat regular excessive drinking and reduce health risks by encouraging 'Drink Free Days'.

Minimum unit pricing implemented

Scotland has become the first country in the world to implement minimum unit pricing for alcohol to tackle the damage caused by cheap, high strength alcohol.

Alcohol misuse: part four

This module is the fourth in our CPPE series about alcohol misuse.

Alcohol misuse: part two

This module is the second in our CPPE series about alcohol misuse.

Brits cutting back on alcohol, reveals Mintel

One third of Brits have reduced or limited their alcohol intake over the past 12 months, reveals new research from Mintel.

Drinking too much

New statistics show women are drinking more alcohol than ever before so what can pharmacy staff do to help customers moderate their intake?

Alcohol’s negative impact grows

New figures show an increase in alcohol-related hospital admissions and deaths and prescriptions for alcohol dependence.

A man's world

Why is a man's life expectancy four years less than a woman's and how can pharmacy help change this health inequality?

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