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Alcoholic Drinks: Young People

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many teenagers (a) are undertaking and (b) have undertaken regular medical treatment as a result of alcohol abuse in (i) 2007 and (ii) each of the last five years. (150409)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) male and (b) female teenagers were admitted to accident and emergency departments on grounds related to drunkenness in each month of (i) 2007 and (ii) the last five years, broken down by NHS trust; and what treatments they required, broken down by category. (150469)

We do not collect data relating to alcohol-related attendances at accident and emergency departments.

Tables have been placed in the Library which supply data for teenagers admitted to hospital via accident and emergency with a primary diagnosis of T51 toxic effect of alcohol (i.e. more severe than general drunkenness and loss of inhibitions) for the last five years, broken down by gender and health care provider. The information provided in the tables does not include instances of the toxic effects of alcohol as secondary diagnosis.