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Transforming the landscape of liver disease in the UK – new Lancet report

Gathering momentum for the way ahead: the fifth report of the Lancet Standing Commission on Liver Disease in the UK, published today, showcases the progress …

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PHE and NHSE launch national drive to trace hepatitis C patients

Public Health England and NHS England are working to find thousands of people living with hep C, offering them new treatments that, in most cases, …

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British Liver Trust joins with community groups across the UK for Alcohol Awareness Week 2018: Change

This week, the British Liver Trust joins over 1,700 community groups around the country taking part in Alcohol Awareness Week – more than double the …

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NICE recommends use of the alfapump® for the treatment of refractory ascites

NICE recommends use of the alfapump® for the treatment of refractory ascites caused by cirrhosis under special arrangements. The National Institute for Health and Care …

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Government consultation on labelling of ‘low alcohol’ products

The British Liver Trust recently contributed to the Government’s consultation on the labelling or descriptions used for ‘low alcohol’ products. The result of the consultation …

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NICE gives green light to the first ‘first-line’ liver cancer treatment in over a decade

British Liver Trust has today welcomed the announcement that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the liver cancer drug Lenvima® (lenvatinib) for …

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Love Your Liver Roadshow to visit liver disease hot spots in Wales

One in five adults in Wales may be walking around with liver disease and be completely unaware because there are usually no symptoms in the …

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Charity calls for action following alarming rise in liver cancer mortality in the UK

As Liver Cancer Awareness month comes to an end, the British Liver Trust, the UK’s leading liver health charity, is calling for greater awareness of …

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Entries open for 2018 Hepatology Nurse of the Year

The British Liver Trust is supporting the British Journal of Nursing ‘Liver Nurse of the year’ award. Hepatology and liver nurses play a key role …

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Leading voices in alcohol recovery sector call on Government to aim high with a pioneering new alcohol strategy

Thirty organisations, including the British Liver Trust, have put their names behind a new Alcohol Charter urging the government to reduce the damage to society …

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