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Thursday, March 8, 2012

National Liver Disease Strategy moves one step closer

The development of a National Liver Disease Strategy (NLDS) is moving closer after first being announced over 2 years ago.

With excessive alcohol consumption, obesity and hepatitis B and C infections as the main causes of liver disease, early identification and treatment is key to success. The strategy will seek to ensure improved partnership working in order to address the major lifestyle behaviours affecting liver disease rates.

To influence the development of the liver strategy, NHS Liver Care are hosting a number of workshops for health specialists around the country, and have revealed a new on-line newsletter called Liver Matters to kick-start discussions and interest in liver disease. > > > > Read More