8,000 in hospital due to boozing

Excessive drinking has led to a large number of hospiatl admissions on the Fylde coast

Excessive drinking has led to a large number of hospiatl admissions on the Fylde coast

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More than 8,000 people were hospitalised through booze on the Fylde coast in just one year, new figures have revealed.

In Blackpool, 4,200 people were admitted to hospital due to alcohol abuse during 2012/13 - 2,680 of them men, 1,520 women.

In Wyre, the figure was 2,300 for the same period, 1,440 men and 860 women.

 

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