Thyroid Disorders

UK sources of information and / or support

Patient UK

Has leaflets on:

See also the Patient UK thyroid cancer page. 

British Thyroid Association

A non-profit making Learned Society of professional clinical specialist doctors and scientists in the UK who manage patients with thyroid disease and/or are researching into the thyroid and its diseases in humans.

British Thyroid Foundation

A charity dedicated to supporting people with thyroid disorders and helping their families and people around them to understand the condition.

TEDct - Thyroid Eye Disease Charitable Trust

Provides information, care and support to those affected by thyroid eye disease (TED). 

Retrobulbar irradiation for thyroid eye disease

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Intraoperative nerve monitoring during thyroid surgery

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Surgery on the thyroid and parathyroid gland

Information written by a consultant surgeon in the UK.

Endocrine surgery

Information from a website written by Andrew McLaren, FRCS a specialist endocrine surgeon.

Thyroid Eye Disease

Information from the RNIB.

Thyroid Eye Disease

Information from the Eye Care Trust.

NHS Choices

Medicine Guides


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The link below provides access to non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. The sites have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but they are comprehensive:

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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