One in three NHS staff believe people with alcohol-related injuries should pay for their own treatment according to an ITV survey.
A further 41 % said they spent too much time dealing with drunks.
At the end of a week-long police campaign to highlight the harm caused by excess alcohol, ITV cameras have been out in one of the region's clubbing heartlands to capture the events of a typical Saturday night.
*Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's *Natalie Gray
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