Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse:Written question - 129859

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Asked by Norman Lamb
(North Norfolk)
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Asked on: 26 February 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Alcoholic Drinks: Misuse
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care how many alcohol attributable hospital admissions there have been in each of the last three years; and if he will publish that information by (a) sex and (b) age group.
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Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 01 March 2018

Public Health England regularly publishes information showing the number of alcohol-related National Health Service hospital admissions in England in the Local Alcohol Profiles for England. The table below shows figures for the last three years based on primary and secondary diagnoses (broad measure):

Total

Male (all ages)

Female (all ages)

2016/17

1,135,710

732,790

402,920

2015/16

1,119,020

721,340

397,680

2014/15

1,078,810

695,360

383,450

This data, including a further breakdown by sex and age group is available at:

http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/documents/LAPE_Statistical_Tables_for_England_022018.xlsx

NHS Digital will also publish this data in its annual Statistics on Alcohol 2018 report which is due to be published on 1 May.

Data on the number of hospital bed days used by patients with alcohol-related conditions is not collected centrally.

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