Media Releases

Media Releases

Public media releases from and on behalf of SHAAP.

26th Mar 2020

SHAAP has today issued recommendations for people with alcohol-related problems and the services supporting them during the COVID-19 pandemic.

4th Mar 2020

Press release accompanying the new AFS/SHAAP report on research by Stirling University into alcohol sponsorship in sport in Scotland.

19th Feb 2020

Prevention is the foundation of public health policy and central to protecting and improving people’s health and well-being. Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan is a key opportunity to put prevention at the heart of the EU’s health agenda. SHAAP and Eurocare contributed to the plan as members of EPHA.

7th Nov 2019

John D Rooney & Eric Carlin argue in a BMJ Open editorial that the rest of the UK should follow Scotland's lead on minimum unit pricing.

1st Nov 2019

Read our press release on publication of SHAAP's updated 'Alcohol and Cancer Risks: A Guide for Health Professionals', endorsed by Scotland's Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood, with recommendations for health professionals on how to raise awareness of this link within the wider population.