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Drink Wise, Age Well Report Launch and Panel Discussion

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Dear Colleague,

ILC-UK and Drink Wise, Age Well would like to invite you to the launch of the report ‘Calling Time- Addressing ageism and age discrimination in alcohol research, policy and practice’.

Tuesday 21st November 2017
15:00 (for 15:15 start) – 17:00
Committee Room G
House of Lords
Palace of Westminster
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This year’s theme is ‘Calling Time – Addressing ageism and age discrimination in alcohol research, policy and practice’. The report by ILC-UK, the University of Bedfordshire and Addaction explores whether alcohol policy and practice is adequately responding to the growing issue of alcohol use in later life, or if there is a culture of ageism and age discrimination in relation to alcohol prevention and treatment.

At the event we will have a panel of experts to discuss the report findings and recommendations

Report overview:

Dr. Sarah Wadd, Substance Misuse and Ageing Research Team, University of Bedfordshire

Panel Discussion:

Chair, Baroness Sally Greengross, Chief Executive, ILC-UK

Panel Members

  • Dr. Tony Rao, Consultant Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • Pennie Taylor, Broadcaster and journalist, Age Scotland Trustee

  • Dr. James Nicholls, Director of Research and Policy Development, Alcohol research UK

  • Caroline Phipps, Director DrugAid Cymru and Chair of the Welsh Government Advisory Panel on Substance Misuse

We would be delighted if you could join us.

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