Liver disease

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You can search for specific liver conditions on our A-Z of medical conditions.

Other UK sites with trusted health information:

NHS website

Patient UK

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

British Liver Trust

Helpline: 0800 652 7330

The Trust is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 298858. It provides information and support for everyone affected by liver disease in the UK. 

Group details last reviewed December 2023.

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF)

Tel: 0121 212 3839

The Foundation is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 1067331. It provides an information hub for healthcare professionals and the general public, and a tailored support service for children, young people and young adults with liver disease and their families. CLDF provides services especially for young people aged 11–24 who have a liver condition or who have had a liver transplant.

Group details last updated December 2023.

Where the cause of a liver condition is a metabolic condition, further information and support is available from Metabolic Support UK (see entry Inherited Metabolic diseases).

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