New offer of Liver Health support in the community

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A new offer of Liver Health support in the community is being launched, created by North Somerset Council’s Public Health team, For All Healthy Living Centre, and generously supported by Alright My Liver NHS, Nuffield Health, Pier Health Primary Care Network and other local partners.

You are invited to check in with your liver health at the For All Healthy Living Centre, 68 Lonsdale Avenue, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 3SJ on:

Monday 12 February, 9:30 am – 12 noon

If you are registered at:

  • Horizon Health Centre
  • 168 Medical
  • Graham Road
  • Tudor Lodge
  • and have a medical history that means you could be at increased risk of poor liver health (see the below increased risk of poor health health list)

At the event you can:

  • have your liver scanned to assess your liver health by ‘Alright My Liver’ NHS
  • meet others from the neighbourhood who have similar health concerns
  • together plan how we can make changes to get going with healthy habits to look after our health
  • try some fun ‘taste-test’ and ‘move-more’ challenges – and be “in it to win it” for ASDA vouchers for taking on the challenge!

Watch a short video about Alright My Liver community liver screening

Find out more about liver health from the NHS

Liver health information from NHS England

You’re at an increased risk of poor health health if you:

  • are living with overweight or obesity – particularly if you have a lot of fat around your waist (an “apple-like” body shape)
  • have type 2 diabetes
  • have a condition that affects how your body uses insulin
  • are insulin resistant, such as polycystic ovary syndrome
  • have an underactive thyroid
  • have high blood pressure
  • have high cholesterol
  • have metabolic syndrome (a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity)
  • are over the age of 50
  • smoke