liver disease

Concern regarding undiagnosed liver disease in Devon

One in five adults in the South West could have undiagnosed liver disease, the British Liver Trust’s Love Your Liver mobile screening and scanning unit found after visiting the region in November.

The charity visited Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, Bristol and Cheltenham, and scanned passers-by who were interested in finding out more about their liver health. Of the 268 people scanned, 50 (...

New research reveals how liver disease diagnosis in the South West is a postcode lottery

New research published in a leading GP journal shows that large parts of South West do not have an effective way of identifying people with liver disease,resulting in late diagnosis.

The research, produced from a survey undertaken by the British Liver Trust, used a Freedom of Information request, and shows for the first time how many areas across the region have little or no formal...