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The British Liver Trust provides vital support and information, and raises awareness of all the different types of liver condition. We lobby for improved treatments, and campaign for better services across the UK.


Press releases

Poo transplants could be the answer to antibiotic resistance and save...

Scientists launched a new study today that will investigate whether poo transplants could cut the risk of serious complications from advanced... read more

22.03.2022 • By British Liver Trust

40% of liver disease patients have been worried about their mental...

A survey by the British Liver Trust in March 2021 has revealed that 40% of people with liver disease have been worried about their mental health... read more

11.05.2021 • By British Liver Trust

New Lancet report underlines the ‘unacceptable high mortality’ of liver...

A new report published today, in the leading medical journal, the Lancet, claims that urgent action is required to tackle the ‘unacceptable high... read more

12.03.2021 • By British Liver Trust

Coronation Street storyline featuring character Peter Barlow highlights...

Coronation Street highlights this week a little-known complication of liver disease that the British Liver Trust warns can be deadly if missed... read more

12.03.2021 • By British Liver Trust

A fifth of vulnerable liver disease patients unsure about the COVID-19...

A survey of more than 600 vulnerable liver disease patients, carried out by the British Liver Trust, has highlighted the misinformation... read more

05.03.2021 • By British Liver Trust

Covid pandemic could lead to tens of thousands more liver disease cases...

The British Liver Trust is calling for every person in the UK to consider their liver health and take a simple quiz to assess their risk during... read more

04.01.2021 • By British Liver Trust

Lockdown weight gain across the UK could lead to a surge in a...

EMBARGOED RELEASE: 12/06/20 00:01 GMT The British Liver Trust is warning of a potential future surge in a serious form of liver disease as a new... read more

12.06.2020 • By British Liver Trust

Half of liver disease patients had no signs or symptoms before...

The results of the largest ever survey of UK liver patients published today reveals that half had no signs or symptoms of a liver problem before... read more

14.02.2020 • By British Liver Trust

1 in 2 people with Hepatitis C in the UK unaware they have it

On 28th July 2019, World Hepatitis Day, the British Liver Trust united with organisations, health professionals and supporters across the world to... read more

30.07.2019 • By British Liver Trust

One in five adults in Northern Ireland 'unaware' they have liver disease

One in five adults in Northern Ireland may be walking around with liver disease and be completely unaware because there are usually no symptoms in... read more

10.05.2019 • By British Liver Trust

Roadshow aims to curb liver disease epidemic in London

London is in the grip of an epidemic of liver disease, a silent killer that leads to more than 8,000 people being admitted to hospital in the... read more

20.03.2019 • By British Liver Trust

Avoid sugary food and drinks to combat fatty liver disease, new study...

New research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reveals that a diet low in sugary food and drinks results in... read more

01.02.2019 • By British Liver Trust

Charity calls for action following alarming rise in liver cancer...

As Liver Cancer Awareness month comes to an end, the British Liver Trust , the UK’s leading liver health charity, is calling for greater... read more

30.10.2018 • By British Liver Trust

Love Your Liver Roadshow to visit liver disease hot spots in England

One in five adults in England may be walking around with liver disease and be completely unaware because there are usually no symptoms in the... read more

24.09.2018 • By British Liver Trust

Liver Transplant recipient from Bognor Regis to participate in the...

A Bognor Regis man who came close to dying will join hundreds of transplant athletes to compete in the British Transplant Games this week.... read more

02.08.2018 • By British Liver Trust

Paisley dad to ‘go for gold’ at British Transplant Games

A man who received a life-saving transplant will join hundreds of transplant athletes to compete in the British Transplant Games this week.... read more

01.08.2018 • By British Liver Trust

​7 in 10 people with liver disease in the UK don’t even know they have it

Although over 60,000 adults in the UK have cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver, nearly 75% percent don't know it, according to research published in... read more

18.06.2018 • By British Liver Trust

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