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'No' to getting tanked up
10:13am Friday 20th June 2014 in Opinion
DRINK – or at least those who indulge in too much of it – is an ongoing problem for our society.
An idea to have US-style drunk tanks instead of treating those who’ve had too much in A&E sounds like a sensible way to ease the pressure on emergency staff.
But, as those on the front line points out today, it’s not that simple – they fear injuries could be easily missed.
There is one other, seemingly simple way to deal with the issue – for people to drink responsibly and not need a sobering station or A&E in the first place.
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