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Alcohol: key references and evidence


Audit Scotland (2009) Drug and alcohol services in Scotland (1.9Mb)

Beeston C, Robinson M, Craig N, and Graham L. (2011) Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy. Setting the Scene: Theory of change and baseline picture.Edinburgh: NHS HealthScotland

Thorpe R, Robinson M, McCartney G, Beeston C. (2011) Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy: A review of the validity and reliability of alcohol retail sales data for the purpose of Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy. Edinburgh: NHS HealthScotland

Catto S, Gibbs D (2008) How much are people in Scotland really drinking? A review of data from Scotland's routine national surveys

Goddard E (2007) Estimating alcohol consumption from survey data: updated method of converting volumes to units (308Kb)

Information Centre (2009) Adult Psychiatric Morbidity in England 2007

Information Services Division (2016) Alcohol-related Hospital Statistics Scotland 2015/16

Scottish Government (2003) The Nicholson Committee: Review of Liquor Licensing Law in Scotland

Scottish Government (2007) Plan for Action on Alcohol Problems Update, 2007

Scottish Government (2008) Costs of Alcohol Use and Misuse in Scotland

Scottish Government (2008) The Scottish Health Survey: Revised Alcohol Consumption Estimates 2003

Scottish Government (2009) Scotland's Relationship with Alcohol: A Framework for Action 

Effectiveness evidence

ScotPHO's purpose is to describe the pattern of health across the Scottish population. As a supplementary service to users, we include the following links to external sources of quality-assured evidence on effectiveness of interventions which may include relevant material for this topic. These links are provided as an aid to users. They are by no means exhaustive nor should they be necessarily viewed as authoritative.

NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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