We believe that all people should have access to appropriate treatment and care for thyroid disorders

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Author: cheryl mcmullan

Dave - delayed diagnosis with hypothyroidism

Read how Dave's underactive thyroid went undiagnosed for many years and why he's encouraging people to visit their GP


Author: anna woollven

Covid-19 and vaccines

Is the Covid vaccine safe for people with thyroid disorders?


Author: julia Priestley

Our impact


thyroid patients assisted by our medical query service in 2020


invested into thyroid research since 1997 


of hours support given annually by our telephone volunteers to help people understand and manage their condition

Your thyroid gland

What role does the thyroid gland have in our bodies? Watch our short film which explains more about the thyroid, symptoms of thyroid disorders and how thyroid disorders are diagnosed and treated.



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  • Great North Run 2021

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  • Virtual Virgin Money London Marathon 2021

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