With over 380,000 people in UK affected by genetic haemochromatosis, pharmacists are increasingly seeing people with the condition. Many people are unaware of their diagnosis and so we have produced this guide to help pharmacists understand genetic haemochromatosis and identify its symptoms in a pharmacy setting.

Our guide to genetic haemochromatosis for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians covers a range of topics, including :

  • what is genetic haemochromatosis?
  • the epidemiology of genetic haemochromatosis
  • common symptoms
  • possible complications
  • factors affecting the condition
  • how GH is diagnosed 
  • treatment and management of the condition
  • pharmacist advice to patients
  • references and sources of further advice

Pharmacists' Guide to GH