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Government Guidelines

Weekly Drinking Guidelines

The Chief Medical Officers’ guideline for both men and women is that:-

The risk of developing a range of illnesses (including, for example, cancer) increases with any amount of alcoholic drink on a regular basis

Single Occasion Drinking

The Chief Medical Officers’ advice for men and women who wish to keep their short term health risks from single occasion drinking to a low level is to reduce them by:-

The sort of things that are more likely to happen if you don’t understand and judge correctly the risks of drinking too much on a single occasion can include:

For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/health-risks-from-alcohol-new-guidelines

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