Alcohol damages your immune system which means this can put you at greater risk of complications during surgery. You should be alcohol free for at least 24 hours before surgery.

Reducing how much you drink can effectively improve your health, boost your energy, help you lose weight and save money.

To understand how risky your drinking is to your health take the Barnsley Alcohol Test here: Book a free appointment: Use code BLTEST

You can also download The Drink Coach App here: About The DrinkCoach App, this is free, confidential, and encourages self-assessment and behaviour changes relating to alcohol use.

If you want to make changes to your alcohol or drug use, Barnsley Recovery Steps provide free and confidential support. They can be contacted over the phone on 01226 779066, or by email:

For practical advice on drinking less alcohol please visit: Drink less – Better Health

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