NAFLD Archives - British Liver Trust

Researchers develop highly accurate test to identify NASH and liver fibrosis at an early stage

A new non-invasive blood test for non-alcohol steato hepatitis (NASH) and liver fibrosis could become an invaluable …

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UK Government has the opportunity to be the first in the world to reverse the rise in obesity levels

Bold new policies – such as a levy on the food industry and phasing out all forms …

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British Liver Trust welcomes watershed on junk food advertising


The UK Government has announced today that it plans to introduce a 9pm TV watershed on the …

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UK faces a liver disease ‘ticking time bomb’ fuelled by rising rates of obesity


Today is International NASH Day and we’re calling for greater awareness of this silent yet serious form …

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Calorie labelling is on the menu for 2022


One in three UK adults are obese and, in 2020, a record one million adults were  admitted …

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Could the immune system play a role in treating non-alcohol related fatty liver disease?

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Our immune system protects us from pathogens like bacteria and viruses but also from some diseases such …

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British Liver Trust features in the Guardian’s Your Liver supplement

Your liver supplement

One of the ways we can prevent cases of liver disease in the future, and tackle the …

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Will you take on the Leg it for Liver challenge?


Last year many of our wonderful supporters took on their own virtual challenges in their homes and …

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Ending online junk food adverts will lead to UK children eating the equivalent of 62 million fewer doughnuts every year


The British Liver Trust, as part of the Obesity Health Alliance, is urging the Government to go …

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Eat your greens: Study suggests a plant-rich Mediterranean diet can reduce NAFLD risk


Results from a new clinical trial suggest that a new diet may reduce the risk of developing …

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What is a CCG or ICS?

CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) were established as part of the Health and Social Care Act in 2012. They are groups of general practices, which come together in each area to commission the best services for their patients and population.

ICS (Integrated Care Systems) are new partnerships between the organisations that meet health and care needs across an area, to coordinate services and to plan in a way that improves population health and reduces inequalities between different groups. ICS will replace Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) by April 2022 and cover a wider geographic area than CCGs.

Devolved nations – health is primarily a devolved matter across the four nations which make up the UK. Among these variations are differing regional structures, Scotland and Wales have Health Boards, England have CCGs (currently being superseded by Integrated Care Systems) and Northern Ireland has Health and Social Care Trusts.

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