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NICE recommends device as potential alternative to liver biopsy

New NICE guidance recommends a device that could save thousands of people from needing an invasive procedure to diagnose and monitor liver damage.  The NICE guidance supports the NHS using the device, Virtual Touch Quantification …

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Obesity and Men’s Health

In an article published today for Men’s Health magazine, the Trust’s Chief Executive talks about obesity and how liver disease is a less well known but serious consequence. Liver disease is now the third most …

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RCN launches framework to improve care for liver patients

The RCN has launched a revised competence framework to help improve nursing care for people with liver disease. Launched today at the British Liver Nurses’ Forum’s 17th Annual Conference, the framework aims to support those …

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HTA Guide to Consent and Organ Donation

As part of National Transplant Week, the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) – regulator for human tissue and organs – has published a guide to consent and organ donation, which has been developed in collaboration with …

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Hepatitis B research survey – participants wanted

Richmond Pharmacology are currently running a short survey to understand the potential population of people with Hepatitis B and their possible interest in taking part in a clinical trial to treat Hepatitis B. The survey …

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World Hepatitis Day 2015

28th July is World Hepatitis Day. The day raises awareness of Viral Hepatitis and the 400 million people that are living with Hepatitis B or C in the world today. Every year 1.4 million people …

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Participants needed for Hepatitis C Patient Study

The Research House are inviting people living with chronic Hepatitis C to help with a research study. They are particularly looking for patients diagnosed with the virus who: are newly diagnosed and have not started …

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NHS England agrees funding for new Hepatitis C treatments

NHS England has today announced funding for new drug treatments for Hep C. In what will be the NHS’ single largest investment in new treatments this year, NHS England has today (10 June 2015) announced …

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Public Health Profiles for England Published

Today sees publication of the latest annual Public Health Profiles for England. The Health Profiles programme is aimed at improving availability and accessibility for health and health-related information in England. The profiles give a snapshot …

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Motor racing driver Freddy Nordström supports the Trust

Motor racing driver Freddy Nordström has joined forces with the British Liver Trust, to help raise vital awareness and funds. In support of the Trust, Freddy’s 2015 challenger will bear the Trust’s logo starting with …

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