North South Alcohol Policy Advisory Group Newsletter November 2023
Alcohol

This newsletter provides updates on recent alcohol research and policy relevant to Ireland and Northern Ireland. In the November edition there are a number of data publications specific to Ireland and Northern Ireland. 

These include the HRB ‘Regional alcohol-related harm - County level factsheet’, the 2022 Annual Report of the Medical Bureau of Road Safety and the Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Young People’s Behaviour and Attitudes Survey 2022. This month’s issue includes a series of parliamentary questions and Seanad debates on alcohol and related issues in the Houses of the Oireachtas. 

Also featured are a number of upcoming consultations in Northern Ireland and the UK, including Minimum Unit Pricing of alcohol, alcohol labelling, clinical guidelines for treatment and substance use strategy commissioning and implementation.

Latest resources

17 May, 2024 - The Institute of Public Health (IPH) has welcomed moves to further tighten access to tobacco products in Ireland and Northern Ireland under progressive measures being considered by the Irish…
2 May, 2024 - Northern Ireland Environment Minister Andrew Muir MLA has today announced his intention to prohibit the sale and supply of single use vapes by April 2025, bringing Northern Ireland in parallel with…
1 May, 2024 - The 2024 How We Age Photography Competition seeks to build on the success of IPH's 2022 competition and will this year focus on the theme of 'How We Age: Working, learning, and volunteering in later…