Alcohol-related A&E admissions rise among young children11th November 2008
New figures have shown that the number of children aged under 16 admitted to A&E because of alcohol abuse have risen by 17% in five years.
The statistics were collected from a parliamentary question and answer session. 650 children aged under 10 were admitted to A&E over the past five years. 24,000 children under the age of 16 were admitted in total, according to the Liberal Democrats.
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Title: Alcohol-related A&E admissions rise among young children
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 9148
Date Added: 11th Nov 2008