03 October 2014

Dr Peter Rice, Chair of SHAAP (Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems) recently visited New Zealand and presented a mini-symposium on evidence-based alcohol policy, alcohol screening and brief interventions in Scotland. SHAAP is an independent medical advocacy group that raises awareness of harm linked to alcohol use in Scotland, and campaigns for evidence-based measures to reduce this harm.

PDF files of two of his presentations are now available:

You can also view a video of the presentation.

The symposium was hosted by NZMA, The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and the New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine, and sponsored by HPA—Health Promotion Agency.