Friday, 21 December 2018

NHS England puts up £300,000 for Christmas 'drunk tanks'

NHS England puts up £300,000 for Christmas 'drunk tanks' Initiative aims to take pressure off A&E and will be run by local groups and the health service

The NHS is paying for a big expansion of “drunk tanks” to stop A&E units and ambulance crews being overwhelmed by intoxicated people over the festive season.

NHS England is putting up to £300,000 into creating units where those who have drunk too much can undergo medical checks without having to be taken to hospital. The Guardian

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