Alcohol Intake

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk

Donor / Recipient

Explanation of Condition

Those under the influence of alcohol may have reduced capacity for informed consent, may be unreliable donors and may suffer from other associated health problems.


Depends on:

- How much alcohol has been consumed

- How long for

- When the potential donor quit

- If >40 units/week ---> ask donor if plans to cut down. Delete from register if no plans to cut down.

Discuss each case with medical officer.

Do not accept if:

- Self-declared alcoholic and ongoing heavy alcohol consumptiom

- Evidence of alcohol related organ damage - cardiac/neurological/liver (liver function tests are NOT indicated at VT)

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions




Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

9 June 2016