Official records from the Christmas period record nearly fifty (50) cases with 70 per cent being male.
The most common injury was Assault and Blunt force trauma, with Penetrating injuries being the next most common.
The New Year period, however, saw a quiet night progressing into the New Year with most casualties arriving after 8am to the department.
By 3:00pm on Monday 1st January 2023, over 40 patients were seen, 80 per cent were male.
Unfortunately, 98 per cent of all injuries during both the Christmas and New Year period were alcohol related.