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[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul NI health minister “sees the merit” in charging drunk people for A&E visits. (12 Aug 2014)

URL: http://www.thejournal.ie/emergency-departments-sho...

The health minister in Northern Ireland says that he “sees the merit” of charging drunk people for clogging up emergency departments.

However, there are currently no plans in the south to bring in such a payment.....

[thejournal.ie is also running a poll asking 'Should drunk patients be charged more for A&E visits?' see related link below]


Item Type:News
Source:thejournal.ie
Date:12 August 2014
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