What's it like becoming a GH blood donor?

Our Social Media Community and Volunteer Manager, Elizabeth reflects on her experiences of the new blood donation scheme and shares some details from behind-the-scenes. Read more

Marilyn suffered from fatigue and arthritis for years until...

...being diagnosed with genetic haemochromatosis, a genetic condition which means the body absorbs too much iron. Read more

What is Genetic Counselling? Find out here

What is genetic counselling all abput? Read more

Mark diagnosed with haemochromatosis after father died of liver cancer

Mark Williams knows how lucky he is to have been diagnosed with haemochromatosis – all because he pressed for investigation of a sore shoulder. Read more

Haemochromatosis battle hindered by iron-eating sea creature

Mike Smith, 66, feels he has been “dismantled” by haemochromatosis, having endured battles with blood iron levels since he was diagnosed in 1998, culminating in liver cancer. Read more

What is Transferrin Saturation ?

What is Transferrin Saturation - and why is it important to keep it at the correct levels? Read more

Anna's story

The real-life story of one young woman's experience of genetic haemochromatosis - "It may be rare, but it's real to me". Read more

Gail Pearce Volunteer Designer

Gail Pearce explains why she volunteers for HUK Read more