Booze is killing record numbers of people in Coventry

Booze is killing record numbers of people in Coventry
 

Scores of people in Coventry have drunk themselves to death over the last few years - and experts say the alcohol industry should be held accountable.
New figures from Public Health England and the Office for National Statistics have shown that 131 people in the city died from alcohol-specific illnesses between 2015 and 2017.
The figure includes deaths from liver disease and from mental and behavioural problems caused by excess drinking, the treatment of which are thought to cost the NHS around £3.5bn a year nationally.
Of those who died, 99 were men and 32 were women.
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6 December 2018 in Regional West, Views: 28
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