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Drink Wise, Age Well: report on alcohol use and the over 50’s

A national survey carried out by the Drink Wise, Age Well programme has found that in the over 50’s, almost three quarters of respondents cannot correctly identify the recommended drink limits and 1 in 4 admitted they would not tell anyone if they thought they needed help.

Doctors backing Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Doctors in East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen are backing Cervical Cancer Prevention Week, and calling on local women to ensure they take part in regular screening.

New alcohol consumption guidelines

New alcohol consumption guidelines produced by the UK Chief Medical Officers and supported by the Committee on Carcinogenicity (CoC), state that drinking any amount of alcohol increases your risk of cancer.