Liver Services RFH

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The Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, based at the Royal Free Hospital, treats conditions that include:

  • Liver damage
  • Acute liver failure
  • Liver cancer
  • Biliary, metastatic and pancreatic cancer
  • Alcohol and viral hepatitis (swelling of the liver)
  • Genetic liver conditions

The liver out-patient clinic is supported by dietetics, specialist clinical nurse specialists in viral hepatitis and hepatology and liver transplant co-ordinators.

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs


Referral methods: e-Referrals

The liver service accepts enquiries and referrals from GPs. 

Routine referrals via CCAS through e-Referrals.
Urgent (non-2ww) via e-Referrals direct to the hospital.
For urgent cancer referrals, see the 2ww page.

Most patients will be seen within six weeks of referral. For urgent referrals, please telephone or fax the consultant's secretary. The out-patient appointment centre manages enquiries from patients.

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