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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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We depend on volunteer and community fundraising to keep going every year. Every penny you raise for the fight against iron overload is vital.

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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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Author: Phil Treble

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Latest news

  • Who's Doing What? Fundraisers Spring Round-Up

    Every year we depend on people taking part in events and challenges to raise funds in the fight against iron overload. This is a round-up of all the wonderful people currently raising funds for us.. Read more

  • 5-year Family Screening Programme Announced

    We've secured support for a major new five-year programme across England, to develop and roll-out family screening for the condition. Read more

  • We Need You! At the 2024 Balmoral Show

    Join us as a volunteer for a day at the 2024 Balmoral Show to help save lives and prevent ill-health from iron overload in families across Northern Ireland. Read more

Latest events

  • Talk, Tea and Coffee in Coleraine

    Join us to share your views, needs and experience of haemochromatosis symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and awareness in Northern Ireland. The tea or coffee is on us! (the venue has changed from Ballycastle to Ground Espresso in Coleraine) Read more

  • Talk, Tea and Coffee in Ballymena

    Join us to share your views, needs and experience of haemochromatosis symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and awareness in Northern Ireland. The tea or coffee is on us! (venue now the Adair Arms Hotel) Read more

  • GH Buddy Volunteer Open Day

    Are you compassionate and a good listener? We have volunteering opportunities for GH Buddies. Come along to our virtual open day to find out more! Read more