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Alcohol awareness

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.

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Do you know....

… 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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