British Liver Trust

Liver disease is the third largest cause of premature death

We are here for everyone affected by liver disease, whatever the cause and wherever they live
•Over 90% of liver disease is preventable
•Diagnosis comes late as symptoms are hard to diagnose
•There is a lack of awareness among the public and the medical profession

About British Liver Trust

•We support patients and families so you don't have to face liver disease alone
•We campaign to improve awareness so more people are aware of the risks to the liver
•We lobby for improved services for patients
•We fund research to find the causes and treatments of liver disease
•We work across the UK - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
•We are a small charity tackling a serious and growing health problem - every donation makes a difference

Our key activities

•Patient services, including websites, information line, publications and patient support groups
•Improving awareness of the risks and causes, including our Love Your Liver campaign
•Supporting health care professionals to deliver high standards of care and support
•Ensuring patients have a voice at local and national government level
•Educating the public about the risks and how to avoid preventable liver conditions •Sharing information about non-preventable conditions to improve understanding of all liver disease

 Our key activities are:

  • Patient services, which include: this website, an information line, a range of informative and detailed publications, and our nationwide network of patient support groups
  • Improving awareness of the risks and causes of liver disease, including our annual campaign Love Your Liver
  • Research into the causes and treatments of liver disease, when funding allows, to reduce the impact and incidence in the future
  • Supporting health professionals to deliver high standards of care and support to those affected
  • Ensuring patients have a voice at local and national government level
  • Educating the public about the risks and how to avoid them

We reach over a million people a year and can only deliver our services thanks to voluntary donations.

Working together

To help achieve our mission, we work closely with other parties who can help, including hepatologists, patient groups, health care professionals, other voluntary sector organisations and government departments. Visit our Health Professionals section to find out more.

Who to contact

Telephone
0800 652 7330
Email
helpline@britishlivertrust.org.uk
Website
British Liver Trust 

Where to go

Name
British Liver Trust
Address
2
Southampton Road
Ringwood
Postcode
BH24 1HY

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