Recap your learning by watching this video (15 minutes) which provides an overview of genetic haemochromatosis diagnosis, treatment and genetics.

Break out activity

Consider the implications of being diagnosed with GH, a lifelong disorder, requiring life-long treatment.

Consider the psychological impact the diagnosis may have on your patient and their immediate family.

  • What strategies could you use to support the patient and their loved ones? Does your Trust have a letter that they can give to family members?
  • What would you advise if they were found to have cardiac, pituitary, pancreatic or liver issues?

Next Steps

Blood, injection injury, medical procedure fear