Factsheets and useful links

Patient factsheets

We have produced factsheets about conditions and treatments within hepatology.

In addition to the factsheets listed below, information about other procedures that we perform will be sent to you if you are having one of these procedures.

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

Websites

You might find the following websites useful for information and advice. Please note that UHS is not responsible for the content or updating of these sites.

  • Alcohol Change UK
    A charity promoting alcohol change, working towards improved knowledge, better policies and regulation, shifted cultural norms, improved drinking behaviours, and more and better support and treatment.
  • British Liver Trust
    The UK's leading liver health charity.
  • Love Your Liver
    A British Liver Trust national awareness campaign devoted to liver health awareness and giving people the key steps needed to keep their liver healthy.
  • NHS: BMI healthy weight calculator
    Use the calculator on the NHS website to check your body mass index and find out if you are a healthy weight.
  • The Wellness Toolbox - Cirrhosis
    Providing nutrition and exercise resources to help you stay healthy when living with cirrhosis.

Haemochromatosis

Hepatitis

  • UK-AIH
    UK-AIH is a research collaboration with a shared interest in understanding and treating the autoimmune liver disease autoimmune hepatitis.
  • The Hepatitis B Positive Trust UK
    Aiming to end the silence around hepatitis B infections and draw together people with hepatitis B to give them a collective voice and the ability to support each other.
  • The Hepatitis C Trust
    Raising public awareness of the virus, ending discrimination about people with hepatitis C, and creating an active community of patients.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Pancreatic cancer

  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
    Providing expert support and information, funding research and campaigning for change.

PBC

  • PBC Foundation
    A charity offering support to PBC sufferers, their family and friends.
  • PSC Support
    Helping anyone affected by PSC and driving research towards a cure.

Wilson's disease

For health professionals

  • British Association for the Study of the Liver
    Dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of the biology and pathology of the liver for the optimal care of patients.
  • HCC-UK
    Professionals interested in improving outcomes for the increasing numbers of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Improving Quality in Liver Services
    A Royal College of Physicians programme, aiming to improve the quality of medical liver services throughout the UK.