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Latest News & Blog

Keep up to date with the latest British Liver Trust news and blogs, including our campaigns, fundraising activities, research, health information and achievements, as well as the latest news on liver disease or cancer treatment, care and support.

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New drug approved for patients in Scotland with primary liver cancer

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21st July 2021

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has recommended the use of a new medicine, atezolizumab (Tecentriq), for patients …

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Advice for liver patients including those classed as clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

19th July 2021

If you or a loved one has a liver condition, or you’ve had a liver transplant, you …

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Open letter from cancer charities to the public

18th July 2021

The British Liver Trust has joined forces with over 40 UK cancer charities in an open letter …

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Alcohol-related liver deaths increased by 21% during year of the pandemic

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15th July 2021

Increased alcohol consumption during the pandemic, particularly amongst heavy drinkers, is likely driving an unprecedented acceleration in …

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New data published on organ donation and transplant services during the pandemic.

15th July 2021

New data published today by NHS Blood and Transplant shines a light on how many people donated …

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How effective is the Covid-19 vaccine in at-risk groups?

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14th July 2021

New data from Public Health England (PHE) suggests that the COVID-19 vaccines used in the UK are …

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British Liver Trust response to the announcement to end England’s lockdown on 19 July

6th July 2021

The Prime Minister’s announcement relating to the end of England’s lockdown rules on 19 July has concerned …

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How patients with liver disease in Wales feel about their diagnosis and care

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2nd July 2021

Earlier this year, we surveyed 249 liver disease patients and carers in Wales to find out how …

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Georgia’s top fundraising tips

1st July 2021

Today is national Thank You Day and there are so many people we’d like to thank this …

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Update on Covid-19 vaccination in transplant patients and patients waiting for a liver transplant.

30th June 2021

Data from the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) registry has today (30th June 2021) shed new light …

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