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Alcohol Research UK is an independent charity that tackles alcohol-related harm by funding high quality, impartial research. Since 1980, we have produced over 100 reports into alcohol harm, treatment, policy and culture.
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Though central to implementing policy and embedding evidence in practice, the process of ensuring that the pattern of services in an area efficiently meets local needs is itself relatively unevidenced. Such reports as we have from the UK often graphically portray the shortfalls. Is payment-by-results the answer? Not yet, it seems from early results.
NHS Scotland have published updated sales figures for alcohol in Scotland. These suggest that a decline in alcohol consumption since the mid-2000s has started to reverse.
Hundreds of attendees filled the Grand Theatre, Blackpool, on May 5th, as the Jobs, Friends & Houses (JFH) team took to the stage to celebrate its first 18 months of enterprise. The event was made possible with funding from Alcohol Research UK.
New studies reveal rise in alcohol screening for adults attending Emergency Departments but more help needed for young and vulnerable
New research published today (4 May) by Alcohol Research UK shows that while more adults are being routinely screened for alcohol-related problems in Emergency Departments in England more specialist support is needed to help young people and the vulnerable. A new study by researchers based at the University of Surrey, funded by Alcohol Research UK, […]
Hospital Emergency Departments are often at the frontline when it comes to dealing with the harmful effects of alcohol. Although we lack precise details, it is estimated that up to 35% of ED and ambulance costs may be alcohol-related. Predictably, this is especially acute at night: up to 70% of admissions between midnight and 5am […]
Videos of presentations from our 2016 annual conference ‘Critical measures: next steps in alcohol research and policy are now available via the Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs website.