Because living better with thyroid disease begins with the right information, support and research

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Why not join the BTF to receive member benefits and help us support people of all ages living with thyroid disorders


Author: Cheryl McMullan

Thyroid Disease Health Sketch film

Watch our short film explaining about the thyroid gland and its vital role in our bodies.


Author: anna woollven

Our impact


thyroid patients assisted by our medical query service and helpline each year to better understand and manage their condition


invested into research since 1997 to improve diagnosis and management of thyroid disorders 


of hours' peer support given annually by our telephone volunteers to help people feel listened to and better supported

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Key facts about thyroid cancer

Learn how to spot signs and symptoms of thyroid cancer


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Latest events

  • BTA trainees’ Virtual educational meeting 2024 - Medics/professionals only

    British Thyroid Association trainees' educational meeting 2024 Read more

  • BTF Teen Support Group

    An opportunity for teenagers to learn more about their condition and meet others with a thyroid condition Read more

  • Leeds Half Marathon 2024

    Secure your charity place in the Leeds Half Marathon Please note the deadline date for this event is 11 March, 2024 Read more

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