Liver clinic visiting Portsmouth as part of roadshow

A SCREENING clinic for liver disease will be visiting hot spot areas with high liver-related illnesses.

The Love Your Liver mobile screening and scanning unit will visit Portsmouth as part of its nationwide tour.

It comes as one in five adults in England may be unaware they have liver disease as there are usually no symptoms in the early stages, warns the British Liver Trust.

The unit will be in Commercial Road, in the city centre, on Friday, October 5.

Members of the public will be able to assess their risk of getting liver disease, find out what preventative measures they can take to keep their liver healthy and be offered a free liver scan.

Judi Rhys, chief executive of the British Liver Trust, said: ‘One in three of us are at risk of getting liver disease. It is a silent killer and people often don’t realise they have a problem until it is too late.

‘The Love Your Liver roadshow is a great opportunity for people to find out their risk of liver disease.’