Hospital admissions for alcoholic liver disease vary threefold across England

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: (Published 22 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5767
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1The BMJ

Some areas of England saw three times the rate of emergency hospital admissions for alcohol related liver disease in the past year as other areas, new figures have shown.

At 45.8 admissions per 100 000 population Greater Manchester recorded the highest rate of emergency admissions between April 2013 and March 2014, showed data from the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).1 It …

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