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Liver disease is in crisis in the UK

Liver disease is the third largest cause of premature death

We are here for everyone affected by liver disease, whatever the cause and wherever they live

  • Over 90% of liver disease is preventable
  • Diagnosis comes late as symptoms are hard to diagnose
  • There is a lack of awareness among the public and the medical profession

About British Liver Trust

  • We support patients and families so you don’t have to face liver disease alone
  • We campaign to improve awareness so more people are aware of the risks to the liver
  • We lobby for improved services for patients
  • We fund research to find the causes and treatments of liver disease
  • We work across the UK – England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
  • We are a small charity tackling a serious and groiwing health problem – every donation makes a difference

Our key activities

  • Patient services, including websites, information line, publications and patient support groups
  • Improving awareness of the risks and causes, including our Love Your Liver campaign
  • Research into causes and treatments, when funding allows
  • Supporting health care professionals to deliver high standards of care and support
  • Ensuring patients have a voice at local and national government level
  • Educating the public about the risks and how to avoid preventable liver conditions
  • Sharing information about non-preventable conditions to improve understanding of all liver disease

We reach over a million people a year

We can only deliver our services thanks to voluntary donations

Thank you for your support