Alcohol related hospital admissions in England at a record high

Data from the Local Alcohol Profiles for England tool show that alcohol-related hospital admissions recently reached an all-time high. In 2018/19 there were 358,000 occasions where the main reason for a hospital admission was alcohol related. There was an 8% increase in admissions to hospital where the primary or secondary diagnosis was alcohol related compared with 2017/18.

Source: http://www.ias.org.uk/What-we-do/Alcohol-Alert/February-2020.aspx#Alcohol-admissions-in-England-at-highest-ever-level-once-more