Alcohol-related hospital admissions at record high

3 May 2017: New figures released today show that hospital admissions due to alcohol are at their highest ever levels. The data, summarised in a release from NHS Digital, shows that alcohol-related hospital admissions in England have increased by 64% … Read More

AHA comment on the 2017 budget

8 March 2017: Responding to the Chancellor’s budget today, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance, said: “Whilst we would have liked to see the Chancellor increase duty on the cheapest alcohol today, we are encouraged to … Read More

1 in 4 adults in England drink at harmful levels

7 March 2017: Alcohol consumption statistics published by Public Health England today show that 1 in 4 adults drank over the current low-risk guideline of 14 units per week in 2011-14. The statistics also showed that there is regional variation … Read More