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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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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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  • Seminar : Living with genetic haemochromatosis

    Professor Fitzsimons will provide an overview of genetic haemochromatosis, how it's diagnosed and the recommend care pathways in the UK. Read more

  • Seminar : Assessing the degree of iron overload in suspected haemochromatosis

    Dr WJH Griffiths PhD FRCP, Consultant Hepatologist at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge will present the latest clinical research into assessing iron overload using MRI techniques. Read more

  • All-Party Parliamentary Group : June 2021

    The latest meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Genetic Haemochromatosis was held by Zoom video-conference on Wednesday 16th June 2021 at 2.30pm. Read more