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Healthy life expectancy: why tackling alcohol is key

18th May 2022 | Dr Alison Giles
Healthy life expectancy: why tackling alcohol is key

If the Government is serious about extending healthy life expectancy for all, it must get serious about tackling alcohol. With the Health Disparities White Paper being published soon, IAS’ Dr Alison Giles looks at what should be done. Read more »

Alcohol and gender: Thinking beyond the binary

15th February 2022 | Dr Dean Connolly
Alcohol and gender: Thinking beyond the binary

A new study assessing alcohol use, reduction and harm among trans and non-binary people is looking to recruit study participants. Read the blog for further information and a link to the participation survey. Read more »

Creating a healthy system to help parents

18th January 2022 | Patrick Myers
Creating a healthy system to help parents

Patrick Myers of the Department for Work & Pensions reflects on the success of a project that brings together treatment and children’s services to improve treatment outcomes. Read more »