Alcohol Research UK has submitted its response to the Government’s Alcohol Strategy Consultation. We call for the proposed minimum unit price for alcohol to be set at 50p, and support the proposed ban on multibuy discounts. We also support the introduction of a public health objective for licensing, but call for further thought as to [...]
This paper comments on the evidence-base underpinning some of the key policy proposals within the Strategy and outlines research we’ve funded which is relevant to these proposals.
GPs could be paid extra to question patients on their drinking habits and catch related problems early under proposals in the government’s controversial new alcohol strategy.
I promised to send you further information to assist in your Inquiry into the evidence base for alcohol advice. We discussed ways of increasing public awareness of the guidelines: In England, alcohol has been integrated into the wider Change4Life brand. The role for a Change4Life alcohol campaign is to communicate the health harms of excessive [...]