Briony Enser

Third year of her PhD Alcohol-Related Collateral Harm


riony Enser is in the third year of her PhD Alcohol-Related Collateral Harm: The unseen dimension? Young adults’ experience in their family & social circle.  Before commencing her PhD, she worked for the Government at the Department of Health HQ in London for some twenty years, latterly as a Public Health Principal in Public Health.  She prepared evidence for The Government’s Alcohol Strategy (HO 2012), analysed the findings from the UK alcohol labelling consultation and wrote the Consultation Report (DH 2011).  She prepared the DH input to the National Audit Office report Reducing Alcohol Harm (NAO 2008), the Health Select Committee report and the Government Response (HOC 2010).  She also worked on the policy to introduce smoke-free public places and with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on effective interventions for alcohol misuse and on GP Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF) incentives, including the Adult Obesity Indicator.

Conference presentations

Talks:  Kettil Bruun Society Thematic Meeting Conference: Alcohol’s harm to others, perceptions, policies, approaches. Helsinki, 14-17 September 2015.  PsyPAG, 30th Annual Postgraduate Student Conference, Glasgow University, 22-24 July 2015.

Posters:  European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR) conference Palma Majorca, 16-18 October 2014.   Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA) Annual Symposium York, 6 – 7 November 2014.  Public Health Symposium, Liverpool John Moore’s University 1 April 2015.