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Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) Bill in Wales receives Royal Assent

The British Liver Trust welcome the announcement that the bill for Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) of Alcohol in Wales has been given Royal Assent. We …

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Team British Liver Trust Success at the British Transplant Games 2018

A team of liver transplant recipients representing the British Liver Trust had success at the British Transplant Games. The four-day annual sporting event, which took …

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Deaths from Hepatitis C have fallen by 11%

Today, Public Health England have released data showing that deaths from hepatitis C-related end-stage liver disease have fallen by 11% in 2017 compared to the …

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New ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation in England announced by ministers

The British Liver Trust welcomes plans for a new opt-out system for organ donation in England.  The plans, which are expected to come into effect …

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Almost half of people with Hepatitis C in the UK are unaware

On Saturday 28th July, World Hepatitis Day, the British Liver Trust unites with organisations, health professionals and supporters across the world to push for urgent …

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28th July is World Hepatitis Day

The British Liver Trust will unite with organisations across the world to raise vital awareness on World Hepatitis Day on 28th July. World Hepatitis Day …

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Liver Disease A&E Trips Highest in England

New NHS figures show around 26 in 100,000 people registered in England required urgent medical care as a result of alcohol-related liver disease last year. …

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Alcohol sold in Scotland per adult exceeds weekly guidelines

Enough alcohol is sold in Scotland for every adult to exceed recommended weekly guidelines, according to a new report. 10.2 litres of pure alcohol were …

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New plans to tackle obesity

After months of speculation, the Government has launched its updated childhood obesity plan. The new updated plan includes a bold ambition to halve childhood obesity …

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Minimum price for alcohol Bill in Wales approved

The British Liver Trust welcomes this week’s news that a new law which will introduce a minimum price for alcohol in Wales has been approved …

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