In Buckinghamshire around 1 in 4 adults drink at levels that are harmful to their health. Alcohol related hospital admissions cost the NHS 21.1m per annum.
Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) is a cost-effective and simple way to reduce risky drinking. It is promoted by NICE, the Department of Health and is part of the NHS health check programme.
IBA includes some simple key elements:
For information and how to book on current training for professionals see here.
For any questions regarding Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice training, please contact the Public Health Team, email@example.com.
Please click the link below to view the Drugs and Alcohol Strategy 2023-2028.