Chief Medical Officer

Beer writer Roger Protz slams Chief Medical Officer's guidelines


Protz: Drinking guidelines 'bad science'

By Nikkie Sutton

Beer writer and editor of the Good Beer Guide Roger Protz has slammed guidance from the Chief Medical Officer that men and women should drink no more than 14 units a week.

Great British Beer Festival alcohol guidelines from CAMRA

Great British Beer Festival

CAMRA slams alcohol guidelines and calls for "common sense" approach

By Nikkie Sutton

Following a survey in which more than half of respondents agreed that moderate alcohol consumption could be part of a healthy lifestyle, the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) is calling on the Department of Health for a new consultation into the alcohol guidelines.

GPs disagree with ‘no safe alcohol level’

GPs disagree with ‘no safe alcohol level’

By Nikkie Sutton

Following a survey conducted by medeConnect in April this year, two thirds of GPs asked disagreed with the statement that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption

Coulson: change of attitude is needed

Wrong target, wrong strategy

By Peter Coulson

Demonising alcohol and those who sell it is a short-term measure, says Peter Coulson.

Bish: welcomed advice

ALMR: pubs only responsible place to drink

By Ewan Turney

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has welcomed the chief medical officer's advice for parents not to give alcohol to under-15s.