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338,000 admitted to hospital as a result of alcohol in 2017/18

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338,000 admitted to hospital as a result of alcohol in 2017/18

Alcohol was the main cause of 338,000 admissions to hospital in 2017/18, according to new figure from NHS Digital.

This represents a rise of around 15% in the last decade, but there is little difference in the numbers as a percentage of overall admissions. If anything they have slightly fallen from 2.3% in 2007/08 to 2.1% in 2017/18. More...