NHS launches ‘effective’ plan to tackle alcohol abuse

UK alcohol watchdog the Portman Group has welcomed the new NHS Long Term Plan, which will create teams to support people who are alcohol dependant in England. The new scheme will include the creation of a new Alcohol Care Team, which will be rolled out in hospitals with the highest number of alcohol-related admissions. It will offer support to patients and their families dealing with alcohol misuse. This will be delivered in the 25% worst…

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