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European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm

Brussels, Belgium, 20th November 2017 – Now in its 5th year, the European Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (AWARH) takes place from 20th – …

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Scotland given the go-ahead for minimum unit pricing

The British Liver Trust welcomes today’s judgement that minimum unit pricing is legal and can be implemented in Scotland. Judi Rhys, Chief Executive, British Liver …

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UK elimination of hepatitis C in jeopardy unless more patients found

Just one in three people with hepatitis C in the UK have been diagnosed according to the latest estimates released at this year’s World Hepatitis …

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New Hepatic Encephalopathy ‘Passport’

The British Liver Trust has worked with Norgine to produce a Patient Passport for people with advanced liver disease who either have the symptoms of …

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Campaigners call for minimum unit pricing for alcohol in the UK

The British Liver Trust co signed a letter with 50 other signatories calling for the UK to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol. Judi Rhys, …

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‘Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice’ launched

‘Alcohol-related Liver Disease: Guidance for Good Practice’ launched by Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP) The new guidance provides advice for health services, local …

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Launch of new liver service accreditation system

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has launched its Improving Quality in Liver Services (IQILS) accreditation scheme at an event in London. The RCP welcomed …

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“Like sugar for adults” UK children anxious about parents’ drinking

Report finds low-level parental drinking can leave children feeling worried, embarrassed and facing more arguments A new report published today by the Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) …

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BeatFlu in Wales

The annual influenza (flu) immunisation programme in Wales is now underway in time for the coming winter – and we are urging those with liver …

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Theresa May vows to change law on organ donations

The British Liver Trust welcomes today’s announcement by Theresa May that they plan to change the organ donor system in England. The Prime Minister revealed …

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