Reducing alcohol related admissions is a key public health target in England and is an indicator in the Public Health Outcomes Framework
We are currently exploring how Alcohol IBA is currently delivered in primary care practice, and through work with pilot surgeries, help to determine how to best co-develop approaches to improve the delivery and reporting of it.
The Health Innovation Network is working closely with the South London CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care) on an exciting new project to develop a smartphone app.
In August 2015, an innovative alcohol IBA pilot project was delivered on the streets of Lambeth, South London. Funded by Lambeth Council and Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group, the project was designed and delivered by Resonant www.resonant.agency. The Health Innovation Network evaluated the project.
The Health Innovation Network has produced an Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) toolkit to promote the commissioning of alcohol brief interventions.
An informative resource pack which takes a look at the impact of alcohol misuse in NHS hospitals.