Category list : Alcohol
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A specialist nurse is to lead initiatives at Queen’s Hospital in Burton aimed at preventing alcohol-related illnesses and providing support for patients who want to cut down on drinking.
The NHS is still failing to attach enough importance to the health and wellbeing of its nursing workforce, but the picture is improving, according to results from our latest annual survey.
Health visitors and midwives should advise parents or carers with a child under the age of one about the risk of co-sleeping and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, according to new guidelines.
A worrying number of older women are entering formal treatment for alcoholism, according to new figures.
Drinking during pregnancy could become a criminal offence, women’s charities have said.
Drinks companies should label their alcoholic products to show the number of calories they contain as part of a bid to tackle obesity, according to a health organisation.
A startling jump in the number of people dying of liver disease has been triggered by an increase in alcohol consumption, Public Health England (PHE) has warned.
Drinking just five units of alcohol every week could reduce the quality of a man’s sperm, new research suggests.
A drug to help alcohol-dependant patients reduce the amount they drink has moved a step closer to be approved for use in the NHS.
Health officials have mapped out the places in England that have the highest rates of people admitted to hospital as an emergency for alcohol-related liver disease.