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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.


Author: Neil McClements

Genetic testing for haemochromatosis

Our genetic testing service for haemochromatosis, at a glance. Order a home-testing kit by post, get the results within 2 weeks.


Author: Neil McClements

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.


Author: Phil Treble

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  • An Introduction to Genetic Haemochromatosis for GPs July 2024

    This interactive webinar provides a rapid introduction to genetic haemochromatosis, its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care for primary care practitioners. Read more

  • Edinburgh Fringe : The Duncan Brothers - Blood Sword

    New to the Edinburgh Fringe '24. After discovering that they share a genetic blood condition, the incomparably ridiculous Duncan Brothers premier their most personal show yet. Read more

  • August 2024 Haemochromatosis UK Social Iron Brew

    Do you know anyone with GH? We didn't when first diagnosed.... Lets share our story and make some new friends. Read more