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  • Is a pint of beer a day good for the heart?Subscription

    NHS Choices16 May, 2016

    “Pint of beer a day could protect you from heart attacks,” The Independent reports. A new review on the alleged protective effects of moderate beer drinking has been warmly welcomed by the UK media – but nobody reported that it was funded by an Italian beer trade association.

  • Tameside Hospital

    Trust launches pioneering baby screening pathwaySubscription

    News12 May, 2016

    Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Greater Manchester has launched a new approach to highlight the dangers of drinking in pregnancy to unborn babies.

  • busy pub alcohol drinking

    Spike in support for A&E patients with booze problemsSubscription

    News4 May, 2016

    There has been a significant increase in patient access to nurses specialising in health problems linked to alcohol in accident and emergency settings over the last five years, say researchers.

  • unison health conference

    Welfare sanction policy may 'lead to coercive treatment'Subscription

    News27 April, 2016

    Concerns have been raised that nurses could become involved in the coercive treatment of patients with mental health problems who may in the future be denied welfare benefits if they refuse therapy.

  • Online services avoid the stigma of entering conventional alcohol-misuse treatment

    Using online tools to treat alcohol misuseSubscription

    Clinical25 April, 2016

    Stigma and difficulty accessing services may prevent people from seeking treatment for alcohol misuse, but digital tools can overcome some of the barriers they experience

  • Pharmacotherapy: anxiety and comorbid alcohol use

    Pharmacotherapy: anxiety and comorbid alcohol useSubscription

    Clinical21 March, 2016

    The results of a Cochrane review, which explored the efficacy of pharmacotherapy as a treatment for anxiety in the presence of comorbid alcohol disorders

  • Health visitors advise on early years diet

    New website to share public health nursing schemesSubscription

    News2 March, 2016

    Nurses are being encouraged to share successful public health schemes they have been involved with through a new website launched by the Royal College of Nursing.

  • Cavell Nurses' Trust

    Beer drinking raises thousands for nurse charitySubscription

    News22 February, 2016

    The Cavell Nurses’ Trust has received more than £2,000 from the sale of over 45,000 pints of beer named in honour of the nurse who prompted the charity’s creation.

  • Scissors

    Public health allocations to councils confirm cutsSubscription

    News12 February, 2016

    Public health funding for councils will be cut by £77m in 2016-17, the government has confirmed.

  • Fran Entwistle

    Could new alcohol limit guidelines reform “normal” drinking?Subscription

    Opinion11 January, 2016

    Intentions to cut down on calories, alcohol and negative thinking are often abandoned within weeks of the new year, but will reduced alcohol limit guidelines help at least one of these stick? 

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