News

LGA publishes new advice to councils on tackling gambling-related harms

11th July 2018

The Local Government Association has published new advice to councils "Tackling gambling related harm – a whole council approach" which provides an overview of problem gambling, and how councils can begin to try to help local residents who are impacted by it.

Funding treatment for harmful gambling

11th July 2018

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GambleAware CEO warns that the "polluter pays" principle is insufficient to build the quality & capacity of treatment services for harmful gambling - both state & industry need to provide funding.  Read Marc Etches' speech to the Local Government Association here.

Publication of framework for action to measure gambling-related harms

10th July 2018

GambleAware has published research which establishes a framework for action to measure gambling-related harms. Read the announcement here & the report here.

Patterns of play ITT

09th July 2018

GambleAware publishes its 'patterns of play and consumer vulnerability' invitation to tender. Read the announcement here.

National Gambling Helpline in Great Britain

03rd July 2018

GambleAware has issued a statement in response to reports today that the GambleAware.ie helpline is not taking calls. Read the announcement here.

Patterns of play research update

26th June 2018

GambleAware publishes an update to its 'patterns of play and consumer vulnerability' research programme. Read the announcement here.

Safer gambling campaign creative agency appointed

22nd June 2018

GambleAware appoints M&C Saatchi to develop safer gambling advertising campaign. Read the press release here.

Strategic Delivery Plan 2018-20

19th June 2018

GambleAware has published its Strategic Delivery Plan 2018-20. Read the announcement here and the Strategic Delivery Plan here.

CNWL NHS National Problem gambling Clinic 10 year anniversary

19th June 2018

GambleAware welcomes the Health Secretary's acknowledgement of the value of the CNWL NHS National Problem Gambling Clinic. Read the announcement here.

New funding arrangement with GamCare

11th June 2018

GambleAware has announced a new £14m 3-year funding arrangement with GamCare. Read the announcement here.

Public Policy Exchange conference speech

24th May 2018

GambleAware's Chief Executive spoke at the Public Policy Exchange Conference 'The future of gambling in the UK' on 23 May 2018. Read the presentation here.

Treatment delivery gap analysis ITT - deadline extension

02nd May 2018

GambleAware has extended the deadline for the invitation to tender for a treatment delivery gap analysis (a needs assessment for treatment services). Read the ITT here and the research brief here.

GambleAware's submission to Labour Party review

30th April 2018

GambleAware submitted a response to the Labour Party review of NHS treatment of gambling addiction. Read the submission here.

Advertising and marketing research funded

30th April 2018

New research funded by GambleAware into the effect of marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable people. Read the announcement here.

Self-exclusion evaluation ITT

26th April 2018

GambleAware publishes an invitation to tender for an evaluation of the impact of Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Schemes and awareness and barriers to self-exclusion. Read the announcement, the ITT and the project brief.

Lotteries Council Conference presentation

20th April 2018

GambleAware's Chief Executive spoke at the Lotteries Council Conference on 19 April 2018. Read the presentation here.