Health Care

Guv'nor: Pubs really can be good for your health


Guv'nor: Pubs really can be good for your health

By Peter Tiley

The trade has taken a bit of a battering recently. The Chief Medical Officer recently cut recommended drinking limits and declared there is “no such thing as a safe level of drinking”, talk continues of a lower drink-drive limit and this year’s Dry January...

Responsibility deal condemned

Responsibility deal condemned

By Adam Pescod

The Government’s responsibility deal will fail because it creates a fundamental conflict of interest within the drinks industry, according to public health campaigners and an influential committee of MPs.

Drinkaware-funded Fistral Blu Cafe in Cornwall

Trade 'should fund' health plans

By John Harrington

Health secretary Andrew Lansley wants the industry to help fund local initiatives to make people healthier. He has urged more private sector funding...