Resource Centre

Further information about King's College Hospital, London can be found on its website, www.kch.nhs.uk

More information is available for private patients at www.kingsprivate.com

Further information about The London Bridge Hospital can be found at www.londonbridgehospital.com

The London Liver Centre can be accessed via www.londonlivercentre.co.uk

E-learning

The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) patient-centred acute care training (PACT) module: Hepatic Failure is available here
(Dr C Willars & Dr J Wendon). Updated 2012

The European Association for the Study of the Liver smartphone application: iLIVER: Acute Liver Failure
(Dr C Willars and Dr J Wendon) EASL – European Association for the Study of the Liver, 2012

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

The academic output for the liver intensive care unit is detailed under Teaching, Research and Academic output. Please note: only recent (2011) publications have been included. For a comprehensive search of the available literature, please visit www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

Textbook chapters

Chapters written by the liver intensive care consultants are widely available, and include the definitive Oh's Intensive Care Manual (Sixth Edition, 2009), Bersten & Soni (Ed); ©Elsevier Limited.

Patient/relative satisfaction survey

Feedback from relatives of patients in the liver intensive care unit is active sought in the form of a regular questionnaire. The feedback obtained helps us to target future initiatives and improvements, and serves as an important quality measure. The most recent relative feedback forms are available on request.

Outcome data

Outcome data is scrutinised via ICNARC (a national resource for the monitoring and evaluation of the provision of intensive care) and MEDTRAK (a locally implemented audit service).

Liver Intensive Care in the media

The Liver Intensive Care Unit was recently cited in Hepatology as... "arguably the most important single liver centre anywhere when it comes to studying acute liver failure and a model for the rest of us to emulate"...