The Great Iron Brew 2022

We'd love all our supporters to invite friends & family round for a nice cuppa in the Great Iron Brew. Find out how to get involved! Read more

Breakfast Cereals and their Iron Content

A rough guide to the Iron content in cereals Read more

Private venesection providers

We maintain this list of private venesection providers for members who may be struggling to secure appropriate NHS care. Read more

Type 4 haemochromatosis (ferroportin disease)

Ferroportin disease (type 4 haemochromatosis) is an autosomal dominant genetic condition caused by changes to the SLC40A1 gene. Read more

Type 3 (TFR2) haemochromatosis

Type 3 genetic haemochromatosis affects middle aged adults but also adolescents and young adults (<30 years old). Read more

Type 2 (juvenile) haemochromatosis

Type 2 haemochromatosis is known as a juvenile-onset disorder because symptoms often begin in childhood. Read more

Primary Care eLearning Module on Genetic Haemochromatosis (DRAFT)

DRAFT Genetic Haemochromatosis Primary Care eLearning Module (peer review edition v3.0) Read more

Primary Care eLearning Module on Genetic Haemochromatosis (DRAFT)

DRAFT Genetic Haemochromatosis Primary Care eLearning Module (peer review edition v2.2) Read more

H63D carrier (also known as “H63D heterozygous”)

If you are a “H63d carrier” it means that you have inherited a single copy of the H63d variant from one of your parents. Read more

C282Y carrier (also known as “C282y heterozygous”)

If you are a “C282y carrier” it means that you have inherited a single copy of the C282y variant from one of your parents. Read more

H63D/H63D - H63D Homozygous

If you are “H63d homozygous” it means that you have inherited 2 copies of the milder H63D variant, one from each of your biological parents. Read more

C282y/H63d Compound Heterozygous

People who have one gene C282y and one gene H63d are known as “compound heterozygotes”. Read more

C282Y Homozygous

This is the most common variant of the genetic haemochromatosis in the UK, affecting 9 in every 10 people diagnosed. Read more

Evaluating the Cost of Illness of Genetic Haemochromatosis in the UK

Our latest report reveals the true costs to the NHS of the burden of ill-health arising from genetic haemochromatosis. Read more

Volunteer Community Ambassador

We are seeking enthusiastic and skilled volunteers with an interest in Haemochromatosis to help organise and deliver awareness events around the UK (Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, South England, and Northern England) Read more

Are you feeling lucky?

Help us raise much-need funds for medical research with our Magic Numbers scratch card game. Scratch to win up to £100 per card. Read more

Genetic Testing for Haemochromatosis in Ireland

Our genetic testing service for haemochromatosis, at a glance. Order a home-testing kit by post, get the results within 4 weeks. Read more

What will be your legacy?

It's Free Wills Month for members and Friends Against Iron Overload. Start your will and save over £90! Read more

Transcript : Assessing the degree of iron overload in suspected haemochromatosis (Dr Bill Griffiths)

A transcript of the seminar on assessing the degree of iron overload in suspected haemochromatosis (Dr Bill Griffiths) Read more