The Hepatology service is dedicated to the care and management of patients diagnosed with acute and chronic liver disease such as Wilson's disease, Primary Biliary cirrhosis, Haemochromatosis, Autoimmune disease, Alcohol and Viral Hepatitis (A, B, C, D, E, & G).
The Service Offers:
Department Direct line: 01234 795754 Viral Hepatitis Nurse : 07775030970
The service is dedicated to the care and management of patients diagnosed with acute and chronic liver disease such as;
If patients are being referred please ensure Chronic Liver Disease (CLD ) screen and liver ultrasound scan performed.
In addition a patient being referred for either hepatitis B or C please ensure the following tests are done.
HCV- HCV RNA viral load, genotype HAV and HBsAg, HBcAb.
HBV- HBsAg, HBV viral load, HBeAg, HBeAb, HBcAb, Delta D(HDV), HAV and HCV antibody.
Government Hepatitis C- QUICK Reference Guide for Primary
Government Hepatitis C- What you need to know-which can be
printed out in different languages for patients
British liver Trust http://www.britishlivertrust.org.uk
Hepatitis C trust UK http://www.hepctrust.org.uk
Last updated: 02/07/2012
Update due: 02/07/2013