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Drive To Support The Community

 Spectrum Community Health has launched a new initiative to engage its service users, local residents and businesses to support the health and well-being of the wider community. SpectrumPeople is a time and asset bank. It enables individuals and businesses to contribute their time, expertise and skills in a bid to engage with and give something back to […]

How Many Units in Your Drink?

This week Prime Minister David Cameron has called upon bars, supermarkets and the drinks industry in England to work harder at ensuring responsible drinking. Currently, the NHS spends £2.7billion a year on dealing with alcohol-related conditions, which includes £1billion on treating drinkers who end up in A&E after a heavy drinking session on a night […]

Alcohol taxation

This week (13th December) we have seen MP’s debating the crucial issue of alcohol taxation. We have also seen 21 leading health figures and academics back a letter from Professor Sir Ian Gilmore on this very issue. Here at Spectrum we certainly support Professor Gilmore who talks about the evidence showing a ‘direct correlation between […]