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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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Managing the stress of medical appointments

23rd April 2024

Medical appointments are often stressful. For stress awareness month, we are sharing some tips on managing this …

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Sharp 46% increase in alcohol-related liver disease deaths across UK in past decade raises public health concerns

22nd April 2024

New figures released today revealed that alcohol-specific deaths have continued to surge in the UK beyond the …

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World Liver Day: celebrating the powerhouse of our body and the importance of looking after it

19th April 2024

Today is World Liver Day, an opportunity to cast a global spotlight on an organ that often …

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Scottish ministers vote to increase minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland

17th April 2024

The British Liver Trust welcomes today’s vote in the Holyrood Parliament to renew and uprate minimum unit …

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A tribute to Dr Alison Brind

8th April 2024

It is with much sadness we reflect on the life of Dr Alison Brind, who has passed …

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Liver charities merge to strengthen services and increase liver disease awareness

2nd April 2024

The UK’s two leading liver health charities, the British Liver Trust and Children’s Liver Disease Foundation, have …

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Professor Dame Sheila Sherlock – A life devoted to the liver

14th March 2024

Dame Sheila Sherlock was a world-renowned hepatologist who founded the British Liver Trust. Her daughter, Amanda has …

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New technology could spot and treat liver cirrhosis complications sooner

12th March 2024

People with severe liver cirrhosis can spend a lot of time in hospital because of complications. Now …

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Continuing our campaign to improve the early detection of liver disease: an update for supporters

27th February 2024

The British Liver Trust has recently been disappointed to learn that the Government is no longer committed …

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Update for people with liver disease on the Covid-19 vaccine

20th February 2024

Millions of people around the world have now had COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines have been shown to: …

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