NHS: Alcohol-related hospital admissions hit record high after addiction support services slashed

NHS: Alcohol-related hospital admissions hit record high after addiction support services slashed

This article was taken from:Ā http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nhs-latest-alcohol-addiction-hospital-admissions-record-high-support-services-rehab-cut-jeremy-hunt-a8200876.html ByĀ May BulmanĀ Social Affairs Correspondent Exclusive:Ā Surge in alcohol-related admissions over last decadeĀ promptĀ warningsĀ publicĀ health cutsĀ haveĀ ā€˜failedā€™Ā thousandsĀ and mounted pressures onĀ A&E departments The number of people being admitted to hospital due to problems with alcohol has hit a record high in England, new figures show, following steep cuts to addiction support services in recent years. Alcohol-related…