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Minimum Unit Price – Health Select Committee Inquiry today

The Health and Home Affairs Select Committees will consider the case for minimum unit pricing of alcohol today in Parliament. The Health Select Committee Inquiry …

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Office party revellers urged to do Dry January

On the day that sees the largest number of us head out to the annual  office party, the British Liver Trust is urging people to …

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New report published in Lancet on Liver disease crisis

UK Liver Disease Burden: The Crisis We Can’t Afford A new report published today in the Lancet warns that the UK liver disease burden is …

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Budget missed opportunity to address alcohol and obesity

Responding to the Budget today, Judi Rhys, the British Liver Trust’s Chief Executive said “Liver disease is the only major cause of death that is …

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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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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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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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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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New liver disease atlas points to significant variation across England

The rate of people dying early from liver disease in some parts of England is almost 8 times higher than others, according to new data …

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Awareness survey of liver disease

The British Liver Trust recently commissioned a survey from market research company ComRes to find out what the perception of liver disease was among adults …

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