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

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Antithyroid drugs alert card

Recognise the symptoms of these rare, but serious, side effects of antithyroid drugs: agranulocytosis and serious liver injury


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Covid-19 and vaccines

Find more information about Covid-19 vaccines and thyroid disorders


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Do you have a keen interest in thyroid disease and would like to share your skills to support our work? Why not become a BTF trustee?


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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

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Latest news

  • Become a BTF Trustee

    Do you have the relevant skills to sit on our Board of Trustees. If you feel you have, we would be delighted to hear from you. Deadline for application forms is 4 February 2022. Read more

  • Congenital central hypothyroidism

    If you, or your child, has a diagnosis of congenital central hypothyroidism, researchers would like to hear from you Read more

  • Sign the petition

    Sign this petition to help bring down the price of generic drugs in the UK Read more

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  • Understanding thyroid function tests webinar

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    Join our experts who will be discussing TED symptoms and its diagnosis and management. Read more

  • BTF Research Award 2022

    Applications are now open for the 2022 Research Award. Read more

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