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Alcohol awareness

From 18 until 24 November, it is Alcohol Awareness Week 2013. 

Leicester’s Hospitals is working with public and voluntary services from across Leicestershire to help the public find out more about alcohol. Details of all the activities can be found at the bottom of the page. We are focussing on alcohol consumption and its health effects.

"Cut down drink... you may lose weight"

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Alcohol Units for men and women


… how much is too much?

The safe limit for women is:
2-3 units a day or approximately 21 units a week. 

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… how your health is affected by alcohol?

Alcohol contains a huge amount of calories - one pint of lager can be equivalent to a slice of pizza.

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… where to find out more information?

At Leicester’s Hospitals, our Alcohol Liaison Team provide advice and support to patients and hospital staff. 

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Do you know... what's happening during Alcohol Awareness Week in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland? 

18 November
“Do you know… how much is too much?” - Leicester’s Hospitals with Swanswell

19 November
“Do you know… what is it costing you?” - Public Health with Leicester City Council

20 November
“Do you know… how your health is affected?” - Leicester’s Hospitals with Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

21 November
“Do you know… what your children are drinking?” - Leicestershire Police with Leicester City Council

22 November
“Do you know… if your safety is at risk?” - Leicestershire Police with Leicestershire County Council

23 November
“Do you know… where to get to get help and advice?” - Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust with Swanswell