Drinking-up time: how one hospital tackles alcohol-related attendances

At the top of every accident and emergency form at London's St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, London, is a checklist of 10 conditions most likely to be alcoholrelated. These include a fall, collapse, fits, head injury, assault, self-neglect, feeling unwell, non-specific gastro-intestinal complaints, psychiatric problems, cardiac problems and just being a ...

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