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Launch of SIRT UK Network

The SIRT UK Network (SUN) is being launched today by the University of Oxford, in association with its partners, Sirtex Medical, the British Liver Trust, Beating Bowel Cancer and the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. …

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Harmful drinkers would be affected 200 times more than low risk drinkers if a MUP introduced

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has issued the following press release regarding the call for Minimum Unit Price: A new study of liver patients by the University of Southampton shows that a Minimum Unit …

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Hepatitis C: Find the Facts online resource launched

Today marks the launch of  ‘Hepatitis C: Find the Facts’, an online platform developed to inform an estimated 1.8 million South Asians and Somalis throughout the UK1 about the risks of this serious, yet curable disease, by …

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Spotlight on Hepatitis C

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network is showcasing clinical research that could bring new hope to hepatitis C patients and their families. To mark World Hepatitis Day (28 July) the NIHR …

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Malaria drug could give hope to Liver Cancer patients

Early research results have found that an over-the-counter malarial drug could have benfits to patients in preventing liver cancer and shrinking established tumours. Scientists at University College London (UCL) have discovered that a commonly-used and …

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Improving the Organ Donation and Transplantation Website

The British Liver Trust is part of the Liver Patients’ Transplant Consortium (LPTC), a partnership of the UK’s liver patient support groups and charities, working together on transplant issues important to patients and their families. …

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Trust launches new App to help people keep on top of their drinking

Stay on top of your drinking with Spruce! Every year we see more and more disturbing statistics about alcohol, usually accompanied by the same old “Booze Britain” headline. Can anything be done to change drinking …

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National Transplant Week

This week is National Transplant Week where NHS Blood and Transplant launch their ‘Spell it out’ campaign to encourage more people to sign up to the organ donor register and, very importantly, let their close …

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Neurological Patient Experience survey

The first  neurological patient experience survey has been launched. The survey is the first of its kind for the neurological community. It aims to collect vital information about the experiences of care received by people …

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Love Your Liver Q&A Videos With Dr Hilary Jones Parts 5-6

In January, the British Liver Trust worked with Health Express to hold a liver health live Q&A with Dr Hilary Jones. The session coincided with the Trust’s Love Your Liver campaign, and was a chance …

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