Latest updates to site
Substance Misuse Team
5 October 2012 - The new substance misuse team at ISD have published a proposal to shut down this website, moving the information onto the ScotPHO and ISD websites. We also propose to publish the bulletin information directly onto ScotPHO web pages, and produce substance misuse profiles and topic reports. Key stakeholders are signed up to this proposal and a working group is being set up. Comments are welcome to feed into the working group - ISD Scotland
NHS Health Scotland
29 August 2012 - Monitoring and Evaluating Scotland’s Alcohol Strategy: update report and briefing paper 2012 - NHS Health Scotland
A list of forthcoming workshops, training courses, seminars and conferences.
Alcohol Brief Interventions
26 June 2012 - Alcohol Brief Interventions 2011 - 12 - ISD Scotland
Latest statistics from ISD Scotland, Alcohol-related Hospital Statistics 2012, Alcohol Statistics Scotland 2011
Parliamentary Questions 2012
Alcohol-related parliamentary questions, in the Scottish Parliament, updated to 8th May 2012.
20 December 2011 - Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey - ISD Scotland
European Union Policy
The European Union works to protect and promote the health of European people and heath is a key priority for the European Commission.
The European Commission has two microsites with links to Commission work on alcohol:
Public Health Alcohol
Road Safety Alcohol
26 May 2004 Commission launches debate on alcohol taxation
European Commission strategy to reduce alcohol-related harm in Europe
The European Parliament has also covered alcohol issues in questions, debates and reports.
Up to May 2005 links to questions and debates from Parliament were added to this site. They can be found on the European Parliament Archive page . This has now been discontinued.
The following sites provide access to European Parliament documents including debates, questions and committee reports.