Revealed: Public Health England’s cosy love-in with the anti-alcohol lobby

In January 2016, Sally Davies, the Chief Medical Officer, controversially lowered the drinking guidelines for men and declared that there…

27 Apr 2017

No wonder Britain’s alcohol guidelines are so extreme – just look at who drafted them

I’ve been reading the minutes of the meetings held by the committee that reviewed the alcohol guidelines recently. You may…

25 Feb 2016

‘Health guidelines’ are about forcing a change in the law, not changing behaviour

According to the Daily Mail, the NHS intends to ‘slash safe drinking limits’. The article is light on evidence, but…

29 Jun 2015