Table 1

 Survey responses

n (%)
AHW, alcohol health worker; CNS, clinical nurse specialist.
Departments using a formal alcohol screening tool4 (2.1)
Departments asking questions about consumption24 (12.7)
Departments requesting blood/alcohol levels as required100 (52.7)
Departments offering advice on alcohol problems139 (73.9)
Departments offering treatment for alcohol problems84 (44.4)
Departments with access to an AHW/CNS32 (16.9)