Our telephone contact persons are happy to take calls on thyroid disorders listed that they have experienced. Please see the key below.
|Carole (FC,CS,RAI) 01204 853557||Nia5 (U) 01942 819195|
|Dave (PC,CS,RAI) 07939 236313||Karen (U) 01628 529212|
|Jackie (PC,CS) 01344 621836||Richard (U) 01483 576785|
|Peter5 (TED,GR) 01200 429145||Olwen (O,RI,U) 01536 513748|
|Gay (G,TS) 0208 735 9966||Angela (U) 01943 873427|
|Jane (GR, RI,TED,G,U) 01737 352536||Wilma (U) 01592 754688|
|Penny (Ch) 01225 421348|
|Helen (O,TS,TED) 01858 525770
Our local coordinators organise meetings but will also be happy to take calls on thyroid disorders listed that they have experienced. Please see the key below.
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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