Drug related hospital admissions (FOI)
Drug related hospital admissions (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 26 September 2016.
Please could you provide a breakdown of the number of hospitalisations (hospital admissions) to date in 2016 that were due to new psychoactive substances (NPS), including which substance was cited / recorded in each case.
Please could you provide a breakdown of the number of hospitalisations to date in 2016 that were due to 'conventional' drugs.
Is the same data available for cases where people simply visited Accident and Emergency (A&E) themselves after taking NPS or conventional drugs, ie how many A&E visits have there been this year because of NPS or conventional drugs and what drugs were cited / recorded at these times.
A and B
New psychoactive substances are not recorded as a separate diagnosis category.
The number of admissions between January and August 2016 are provided in the tables below for all drug and alcohol diagnosis codes.
All codes are in the primary position, ie the main reason for the patient’s admission.
Where numbers are less than five, the data has not been provided in order to protect the identity of individuals.
Where possible, codes have been combined to avoid suppression.
|F12.0||Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of cannabinoids ||Acute intoxication||less than 5 |
|F17.1||Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of tobacco||Harmful use ||less than 5 |
|Poisoning ||Heroin and other opioids ||8 |
T43.0 T43.1 T43.2
|Poisoning ||Tricyclic and tetracyclic antidepressants, Monoamine-oxidase-inhibitor antidepressants and other and unspecified antidepressants ||15 |
|T45.0||Poisoning ||Anti-allergic and antiemetic drugs ||less than 5 |
|T62.9||Toxic effect ||Noxious substance eaten as food, unspecified ||less than 5 |
|F10.0||Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol ||Acute intoxication ||9 |
|F10.1||Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol ||Harmful use||less than 5 |
|F10.2||Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol ||Dependence syndrome ||less than 5|
|F10.3 F10.4||Mental and behavioural disorders due to use of alcohol ||Withdrawal state and withdrawal state with delirium ||15|
Emergency Department incidents involving new psychoactive substances are not recorded separately.
Data for all incidents between January and August 2016 with a diagnosis involving drugs or alcohol is provided below:
|Poisoning (including overdose): controlled drugs||9 |
|Poisoning (including overdose): other, including alcohol||168|
|Poisoning (including overdose): prescriptive drugs||53|
|Poisoning (including overdose): proprietary drugs||63 |
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