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

Alcohol-related liver disease research: Have your say

1 July 2015: The James Lind Alliance, British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) have launched a survey to collect information to help prioritise unanswered questions about alcohol-related liver disease. Researchers would like to hear from: people … Read More