Nurse Award

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The Evelyn Ashley Smith Award is intended to improve care for patients with thyroid disorders. The British Thyroid Foundation (BTF) is offering two awards for nurses, endocrine nurses, midwives and healthcare professionals with an interest in thyroid disorders.

For further information about previous winners click here.

 

 

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15 December 2014
Thyroid cancer - patient journeys

BTF has produced four short films for patients with thyroid cancer. Please get in touch if you would like more information or support.

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4 December 2014
Levothyroxine survey

Please take part in this new online survey which will help improve the information and services available to patients

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2 December 2014
Double your donation on 4-6 December

BTF is taking part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2014 so all money raised can go twice as far!

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5 November 2014
Agranulocytosis

Patient Knowledge of antithyroid drug-induced agranulocytosis - article published in the European Thyroid Journal.

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14 October 2014
BTF Research Award 2015

Applications for the BTF Research Award 2015 are now being accepted. This year in particular we welcome projects that will improve our understanding of hypothyroidism.

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25 September 2014
Fatigue in people who have an underactive thyroid

Please complete this survey to help research into physical activity and tiredness.

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July 2014 BTA Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Cancer
These have now been published online. You can find them here or download them as a pdf here

 


 

July 2014 BSL Signed Information Clips
SignHealth have created a series of signed informational videos about thyroid issues. Find them on their website here

 


 

26 June 2014
Diagnosis of babies with Congenital Hypothyroidism

Please complete this survey to let us know about your experiences.

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8 June 2014
Iodine supplements for a healthy thyroid

Information about the importance of taking iodine supplements and who needs them.

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Drug Availability Updates
The latest news and updates from pharmaceutical companies can be found below.

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British Thyroid Association British Thyroid Association - medical professionals encouraging the highest standards in patient care and research.

British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons - the representative body of British Surgeons who have a specialist interest in surgery of the endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal)