1 Million Hospital Admissions Due to Alcohol Abuse

by Savitha C Muppala on  May 28, 2011 at 12:53 AM Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
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The number of alcohol-related hospital admissions in England has crossed one million in a year.

According to the NHS Information Centre, the compiled data shows that older adults are admitted for alcohol related issues much more than the younger lot.
 1 Million Hospital Admissions Due to Alcohol Abuse
1 Million Hospital Admissions Due to Alcohol Abuse
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Chris Sorek, chief executive of the alcohol awareness charity Drinkaware, said: "Alcohol-related hospital admissions exceeding one million represents a worrying landmark in the impact alcohol is having on UK society. Anyone requiring hospital treatment for alcohol- related illness is a cause for concern, and with increasing admissions in all age groups from 16 to 75-plus it's clear we cannot afford to rest on our laurels."

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