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Publication to tackle the lack of support and limited understanding of ‘end of life care’ in liver disease

The UK’s leading liver charity, the British Liver Trust, has today launched a new publication titled ‘Thinking ahead: Planning for your future with advanced liver …

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Love Your Liver roadshow aims to curb liver disease epidemic in London

London is in the grip of an epidemic of liver disease, a silent killer that leads to more than 8,000 people being admitted to hospital …

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Liver Nurse of the Year Award 2019

Congratulations to the Hepatology nursing team at the University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust who have won this year’s British Journal of Nursing ‘Liver nurse of …

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Protect children from all junk food advertising, say health experts – and parents agree

A new survey by the Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) has revealed clear support among the UK public for far-reaching restrictions on junk food adverts. This …

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Organ donor law set to be passed in England

The British Liver Trust is delighted to see that plans to change the rules on organ donation consent in England are set to clear their …

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Government plans for the continuation of medicines in the event of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit

The British Liver Trust Helpline has been getting increasing calls and messages from patients concerned about access to medication in the event of a ‘No …

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Charities and industry join together to improve testing of hepatitis C in prisons

The British Liver Trust is a member of the Hepatitis C Coalition – a a group of leading clinicians, patient organisations, professional groups, industry and …

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338,000 admitted to hospital as a result of alcohol in 2017/18

There were 338,000 admissions to hospital in 2017/18 where the main cause was due to drinking alcohol, according to new figures published today. The figures, …

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Trust calls for public health funding to be priority in Spending Review

The British Liver Trust joined forces today with 54 other leading health organisations and bodies calling for public health to be a priority in the …

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Avoid sugary food and drinks to combat fatty liver disease, new study reveals

New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals that a diet low in sugary food and drinks results in significant improvement …

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