Tagged: alcohol


Alcoholic pulled out knife as paramedic tried to treat him

PATIENT John Williamson pulled out a knife as a paramedic tried to treat him on Boxing Day. The 47-year-old had called an ambulance to his Cobridge home, but abused medical staff that had arrived...


BHF response to new alcohol guidelines

Today, Dame Sally Davies and fellow UK Chief Medical Officers have published new guidelines for alcohol consumption. British Heart Foundation (UK) – Among the new recommendations to keep any health risks low: Men should not drink...


A&E Visits For Alcohol Poisoning Double

The number of teenage girls going to A&E with suspected alcohol poisoning is one-and-a-half times the rate of their male counterparts, according to a study. Overall attendances for alcohol poisoning in England have doubled...