The government advises people not to regularly drink more than 14 units of alcohol (roughly equivalent to 6 pints of beer or 6 x 175ml glasses of wine) per week. "Regularly" means most weeks.
If you think you are regularly drinking more than this it could be time to re-think your relationship with alcohol.
Reducing your alcohol intake can improve your mental and physical well being, and has loads of feel-good benefits. The good news is there are plenty of ways you can start to cut down:
If you would like to discuss your alcohol intake with your GP or Practice Nurse, or think you might need help with a drink problem please make an appointment. You may wish to answer the questions in this short questionnaire and bring it with you to help us assess your alcohol consumption and offer advice and support if necessary.