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Alcohol consumption and COVID-19

Alcohol consumption and COVID-19

From this pharmacy CPD module you will learn:

  • How alcohol consumption has changed during the pandemic
  • The recommended alcohol intake for men and women
  • How to assess patients for alcohol misuse
  • Education to provide patients on reducing alcohol intake

Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.

Recent figures suggest approximately 8.6 million adults in the UK (one in five) are drinking more often since the beginning of lockdown, and this increase has been reflected globally.(1) In the Global Drug Survey 2020, 44% of respondents said they have increased the frequency of alcohol consumption during the pandemic.(2) People having more free time and having less to do contributed to the increased alcohol intake, as

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