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Letters Admissions related to alcohol

Political nystagmus

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 22 October 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c5325
  1. Omair S Niaz, consultant psychiatrist1,
  2. Sumairah S Niaz, optometrist and final year medical student2
  1. 1Kendray Hospital, Barnsley S70 3RD, UK
  2. 2University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK
  1. omair.niaz{at}

The significant rise in alcohol related hospital admissions in England between 2004 and 2009 is exactly what most health professionals were expecting after the implementation of the Licensing Act 2003 in November 2005.1 2 However, the concerns about extending licensing …

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