Westminster Hall Debate on Genetic Haemochromatosis

HUK was delighted to see iron overload (genetic haemochromatosis) debated in parliament yesterday (03 July 2019) for a full hour, in the presence of health minister Mrs Seema Kennedy MP and led by Mark Pawsey MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Genetic Haemochromatosis. The debate was wide ranging, with MPs touching on symptoms, prevalence, penetrance, and on (Read more…)

Haemochromatosis to be debated at Westminster

Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Genetic Haemochromatosis (APPGGH) Mark Pawsey MP has secured a one-hour Westminster Hall debate in parliament next week, in which he will raise issues around diagnosis and management of the condition. Other MPs will also be able to speak on the subject, which is relevant to all MPs because the prevalence of genetic (Read more…)

Iron Overload MP Group is Created to Tackle Problems Caused by Haemochromatosis

Press Release A new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for genetic haemochromatosis has been created and met for the first time last week in Westminster. Working with Haemochromatosis UK, a charity and patient organisation, the APPG will tackle issues around the diagnosis and treatment of people suffering from the condition, which causes iron levels in the body to accumulate to (Read more…)