Skip to main content

Liver Diseases: Screening

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 22609, tabled on 21 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing fibroscans in primary care to improve early diagnosis of liver disease.

Answered on

27 June 2022

While NHS England has undertaken some preliminary work to assess the introduction of fibroscan in primary care through community diagnostic centres, this is currently at a scoping stage.