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What is genetic haemochromatosis?

Genetic haemochromatosis (GH) is a genetic disorder causing the body to absorb an excessive amount of iron from the diet.

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Author: Neil McClements

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Our charity relies upon the selfless support of donors and fundraisers to provide much-needed help to people affected by genetic haemochromatosis. Can you help us fundraise?

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Information for healthcare professionals

We work closely with healthcare practitioners and clinicians to optimise the care delivered to people with genetic haemochromatosis. Check out our clinical resources.

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Latest news

  • New talks for medical students

    We've started a new series of talks about genetic haemochromatosis for medical students and specialist GP trainees. Read more

  • Successful Littleport community health pilot a “godsend”

    Earlier this year, a 5-month pilot project was run at St Georges’ Medical Centre, Littleport to provide life-saving venesection treatment locally to genetic haemochromatosis patients. The pilot has been so successful, it has been extended for a further 3 years. Read more

  • #TeamIronOverload at the Best Practice Show

    #TeamIronOverload attend the tenth annual Best Practice show in Birmingham to share knowledge and raise awareness in the medical community. Read more

Latest events

  • Training : How to offer emotional support to others

    This interactive, online training course is for anyone supporting others through troubled times. By the end of the course, delegates will become familiar with common listening techniques and specific guidance in supporting others in face-to-face and helpline settings. Read more

  • Training : Cruse Loss and Bereavement Awareness - January 2022

    This interactive, online training course is for anyone supporting others through troubled times. By the end of the course, delegates will have a greater awareness of the impact of bereavement and grief. This awareness can then inform how they are able to respond and support bereaved people, whether they are colleagues, clients, customers or friends and family. Read more

  • New Year Iron Brew - January 2022

    Join us for our first Iron Brew social of the New Year! We'll be joined by Diogo Gomes (Advanced Nurse Practitioner) to answer any questions. This is also a chance to meet other people affected by genetic haemochromatosis. Read more