Telephone Support

 

BTF Telephone Support Contacts

Our volunteer telephone contacts are happy to take calls on the thyroid disorders listed that they have experienced. Please see the key below.

Angela (U) 01943 873427 Karen (U) 01628 529212
Carole (FC,CS,RAI) 01204 853557  Nia5 (U) 01942 819195
Colin (O) 02476 711577 or 07973 861225 Olwen (O,RI,U) 01536 513748
Dave (PC,CS,RAI) 07939 236313 Penny (Ch) 01225 421348
Gay (G,TS) 0208 735 9966 Peter5 (TED,GR) 01200 429145
Helen (O,TS,TED) 01858 525770 Richard (U) 01483 576785
Jackie (PC,CS) 07980 627181 Wilma (U) 01592 754688
Jane (GR, RI,TED,G,U) 01737 352536  

 

BTF Local Coordinators

Our local coordinators organise meetings and those with phone numbers below will also be happy to take calls on thyroid disorders listed that they have experienced. Please see the key below.

  • Belfast Ursula (U) 07720 659849
  • Birmingham Janet (PC,CS,RAI,PH) 0121 6287435
  • Cambridge Mary8 (GR,RI,U) 01223 290263
  • Edinburgh Margaret (PC) 0131 6647223
  • Leeds (Wharfedale) Caroline (O,U) 0113 288 6393
  • London Denise 1 (U) 07984 145343
  • Milton Keynes Wilma (U) 01908 330290
  • Notts/Derby Bridget5 (GR,TS,U,PH) 01623 750330

 

Key

The key will signpost you to the appropriate person with your thyroid query. The initials listed behind the telephone contact name are explained below.

1 2pm to 8pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays RAI Radioactive iodine (I-131) ablation
210am to 12 noon weekdays GR Graves’ disease
3 Afternoons only Ch Thyroid disorders in children
4 7pm to 9.30pm G Goitre
5 After 6pm weekdays and anytime weekends C Cancer of the thyroid
6 Not available to take calls RI Radioactive iodine treatment for an over-active thyroid
7 4pm to 6pm Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday TS Thyroid Surgery (non-cancer)
8 2pm to 7pm weekdays FC Follicular cancer of the thyroid
TED Thyroid eye disease
U Under-active thyroid
PC Papillary cancer of the thyroid
PH Post-operative hypoparathyroidism
ITSH Isolated TSH deficiency
HCN Hürthle Cell Neoplasm
O Over-active thyroid
CS Thyroid cancer surgery

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