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Alcohol sending hundreds of thousands into hospital each year

Alcohol sending hundreds of thousands into hospital each year

Alcohol is sending hundreds of thousands of people to emergency departments each year, far outranking the scourge of ice, research on Australian and New Zealand hospitals has found.

Julia Medew

Health Editor, Sydney Morning Herald (24th November 2015)

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GORDIAN Fulde has been named as a finalist for Australian of the year.

The professor and director of emergency at St Vincent’s Hospital was today named among the state’s nominations for senior of the year.

The 67-year-old Bondi local is Australia’s longest serving director of an emergency department and was nominated for his three decades manning one of the country’s busiest hospitals.

Professor Fulde, who is on the board of the Thomas Kelly Youth Foundation, was also recognised for his efforts in generating awareness on the dangers of alcohol fuelled violence.

October 23, 2015 12:00am Wentworth Courier


Students taught alcohol safety by going to the pub

Three schools from the Sutherland shire have so far taken part in the pilot scheme of the education program. It was estalished after police found that schoolyard arguments and blow-ups were being moved elsewhere, and that was to the pub, erupting into alcohol fuelled violence. 


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