AHA welcomes new drinking guidelines

8 January 2016: Cancer Link Leads to New Recommended Drinking Guidelines Strengthening evidence of the link between alcohol and cancer is just one of a number of reasons which has led the UK’s Chief Medical Officers to recommend a tightening of … Read More

AHA Vacancy: Policy and Communications Officer

25 September 2015: The Royal College of Physicians is looking for a talented and proactive policy and communications officer to drive the policy work and media profile of the Alcohol Health Alliance (AHA). This role offers a rare opportunity to work … Read More

AHA response to Minimum Unit Pricing legal challenge

3 September 2015: Commenting on today’s opinion on minimum unit pricing from the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, Chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance, said: “Today’s opinion from the Advocate General is encouraging since … Read More

Alcohol Focus Scotland: Vacancy for Chief Executive

20 August 2015: Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS), Scotland’s national alcohol charity, is seeking a Chief Executive. The successful candidate will come with a minimum of 5 years experience in a senior management role and will bring strong leadership experience, be an inspiring … Read More

AHA comment on new study on alcohol and cancer

18 August 2015: Responding to a new study on alcohol and cancer in published in the BMJ, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore, chair of the Alcohol Health Alliance UK (AHA) said: ‘This research confirms the results of previous studies showing that … Read More

Dr Evelyn Gillan – A tribute

30 July 2015: A message from Dr Bruce Ritson on behalf of SHAAP marking the sad passing of Dr Evelyn Gillan, Chief Executive of Alcohol Focus Scotland, our friend and colleague. Evelyn died on Tuesday 14th July 2015. Her death at the young … Read More