We provide information and support to help people live better with thyroid disease

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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


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Thyroid Disease Health Sketch film

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


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Our impact


thyroid patients assisted by our medical query service 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 news

  • BTF Job Opportunity

    We have an exciting opportunity for a senior administrator to join our small friendly team at our head office in Harrogate. Read more

  • Mental Health Awareness

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  • 2023 BTF Research Award winner

    Read about Dr Earn Gan's study investigating raised antibody levels in Graves' disease patients treated with RAI Read more

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