Examining policy options to manage the impact of Covid-19 restrictions on licensed premises and ambulance-call outs in Scotland

Funded by Chief Scientist Office.

Collaboration with University of Glasgow.

This rapid research study has three elements: interviews in May/June 2020 with trade and other licensing stakeholders about expectations for upcoming re-opening of premises. Participant observations of venue operation, customer and staff behaviour upon venue reopening in July and August 2020, and analysis of ambulance call-outs before and after the UK national lockdown in April to June 2020.

Total award value £60,008.00

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Manca F, Lewsey J, Waterson R, Kernaghan SM, Fitzpatrick D, Mackay D, Angus C & Fitzgerald N (2021) Estimating the Burden of Alcohol on Ambulance Callouts through Development and Validation of an Algorithm Using Electronic Patient Records. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (12), Art. No.: 6363.


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