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28 February 2017
*Regional statistics are included within this report
An annual report that brings together information from a variety of sources to give a joined-up picture of drug misuse has been published by NHS Digital1.
Statistics on Drugs Misuse 2017 draws together information about drug misuse by adults and children from a number of sources2 including NHS Digital's Hospital Episode Statistics3.
The report contains previously published information and also includes additional new analyses on drug related hospital admissions, which are presented nationally and at local authority level.
It covers topics such as:
- Drug misuse related hospital admissions (England)
- Deaths related to drug misuse (England and Wales)4
- Drug use among adults (England and Wales)5
- Drug use among children (England)6