Want to know more about liver conditions and support?
Many people who are affected by a liver condition find it helpful to talk to others and share experiences.
Here are some other useful website links…
British Liver Trust
The British Liver Trust is the leading UK liver health charity for all adult liver conditions. The Trust works to improve liver health and reduce the impact of liver disease through patient and family support, awareness and research.
Autoimmune liver disease
• AIH Support
A UK-based charity providing information and supporting those affected by autoimmune hepatitis (AIH).
• PBC Foundation
A UK organisation which provides support and information to anyone affected by primary biliary cholangitis (PBC).
Alcohol related liver disease
Some useful websites for support, information and advice about alcohol related liver disease.
• Alcohol Change UK
A leading UK alcohol charity providing help and support and promoting alcohol change.
Alcohol and drug support services in the South West
Website links to services in the South West providing support to people affected by drug and alcohol issues.
• Harbour Centre Plymouth
A Plymouth-based charity providing drug and alcohol support in the South West.
• Safer Cornwall
Information for support and treatment in Cornwall.
Listen at Kings
The Listen support network offers services for patients listed for a liver transplant or post transplant at Kings College Hospital London. Their website provides helpful information and guidance for understanding the liver transplantation journey.
Metabolic liver disease
• Alpha-1 UK Support Group
A UK charity providing information and support for people with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD), their families and friends.
• Haemochromatosis UK
This charity works to support anyone affected by haemochromatosis through support, education, awareness and medical research.
• Wilson’s Disease Support UK
This group provides a support network for Wilson’s disease patients, their families and friends, promoting the wellbeing of patients and generating public awareness about the disease.
More UK liver support websites
Other organisations and support groups who can offer help to you or your loved one.
A national liver patient support group based at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne. This charity funds research and provides patient support. They have some excellent leaflets on different aspects of liver disease and also a YouTube channel with professional and informative talks.
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