Alkoholpolitik und Volksgesundheit

USA: Nurses Increasingly Target Of Violence

Samstag 14. August 2010 von htm

„Violence against nurses and other medical professionals appears to be increasing around the country as the number of drug addicts, alcoholics and psychiatric patients showing up at emergency rooms climbs. Nurses have responded, in part, by seeking tougher criminal penalties for assaults against health care workers. … Visits to ERs for drug- and alcohol-related incidents climbed from about 1.6 million in 2005 to nearly 2 million in 2008, according to the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. From 2006 to 2008, the number of those visits resulting in violence jumped from 16,277 to 21,406, the agency said.“ (Source: Medical News Today, 8/12/10)

Kategorie: Allgemein, Global, Health, Statistics, Violence and crimes, Workplace | Keine Kommentare »

UK: Nurses Call For Urgent Action On Binge Drinking

Dienstag 20. Oktober 2009 von htm

The Royal College of Nursing today branded the findings of a new report by Alcohol Concern, Future Proof – Can we afford the cost of drinking too much, as a „national tragedy“. The report suggests that alcohol will cause over 90,000 avoidable deaths in the next decade. (Source: Medical News Today, 10/19/09)

Kategorie: Allgemein, Global, Health, Statistics, Youth | Keine Kommentare »

UK: Nurses Echo Call For Action On Binge Drinking

Donnerstag 10. September 2009 von htm

Following the publication of the BMA’s report Under the Influence – the damaging effect of alcohol marketing on young people, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) renewed calls for tighter regulation of the sale and promotion of alcohol. (Source: Medical News Today, 9/9/09)

Kategorie: Addiction, Advertising, Alerts, Allgemein, Global, Politics, Prevention, Research, Youth | Keine Kommentare »

Nurses Call For Drastic Action On Binge Drinking, UK

Samstag 1. August 2009 von htm

Responding to the publication of the Public Accounts Committee report, Reducing Alcohol Harm: health services in England for alcohol misuse, Dr Peter Carter, Chief Executive of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), renews the call for tighter alcohol regulation. (Source: Medical News Today, 7/31/09) Royal College of Physicians President, Professor Ian Gilmore, Responds To The Public Accounts Committe Report Into Health Services For Harmful Drinkers, UK accordingly: … Above all it (the Government) must prevent harm and drive down overall consumption through introducing a minimum unit price for alcohol.“ Medical News Today, 7/30/09

Kategorie: Allgemein, Global, Parliaments / Governments, Politics, Prevention | Keine Kommentare »

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