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.


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

Do not accept if:-

Self-declared alcoholic, unless now alcohol-free for at least two years. Evidence of alcohol related organ damage (liver/cardiac/neurological)

Liver function tests are NOT indicated at VT

Discuss with medical officer if required.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions




Version 1, Edition 2

Date of Last Update

9 June 2016