Alcohol and Health - heart and blood pressure

Resources on how alcohol can impact your heart and blood pressure. 

NHS workers or anyone working within the health and social care sector will find this content useful.

It includes three factsheets, two posters, two digital assets and a video to highlight how alcohol can impact your heart. A full list of content can be found in our FAQs.

All our new and revised medical and health-related content is reviewed by our independent Medical Advisory Panel.

All content is for download only.


What’s the purpose of the pack?   

The content includes facts and advice on the impact of alcohol to help encourage people to make better choices about their drinking.   


Who it is for?   

The content could be used during awareness events or activities to highlight how alcohol can impact your heart and blood pressure. 


What does it include?   

The pack includes: 

1. Factsheets covering the low risk drinking guidelines, heart and blood pressure 

2. Posters on the heart and blood pressure (A4) 

3. Digital assets which include The benefits of reducing your drinking (infographic) and There’s lots of great reasons to reduce your drinking (GIF) 

4. Video on alcohol and the heart 

What is the UK alcohol unit guidance?
To keep health risks from alcohol low, the UK Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) advice is, if you choose to drink, it is safest for both men and women to drink no more than 14 units a week, spread over three or more days with several drink-free days, and no bingeing.

All content can be downloaded and printed in the workplace.   

If you have any questions, please email