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Patient stories

Hearing from real people can bring to life what having liver disease, being on the transplant waiting list, having a liver transplant or donating the organ of a loved one really means. Thank you to those who choose to share their story to help others.

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Shona’s story

My liver disease has grown more complicated over the years and nearly my entire liver is covered …

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How volunteering with the British Liver Trust has helped me

Before I was ill I knew very little about the liver and how important it is 500+ …

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Ben’s story

  We had discussed organ donation many times over the years, particularly more recently as the Opt …

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Steve’s Story

My biggest regret is not taking the wake up call I had when I first saw my …

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Gordon’s Story

People think I am younger than I am, so I show them the photo of me before …

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Kamil’s story

Living with a progressive autoimmune liver disease is overwhelming. The fact that is not your fault and …

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Stephen’s Story

The consultant hepatologist said the only solution was a transplant and was extremely hopeful this could be …

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Damian’s Story

My message for all those waiting for a liver is to never  give up! You never know …

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Gareth’s story

Following the darkest of times and despite everything I remain focused on the light I see at …

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Elaine’s story

It’s been a long haul but am getting there. I think that the hardest part is even …

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