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Thanks to all our runners in the 2018 Yorkshire Marathon who raised thousands of pounds to help us support people with thyroid disorders. Find out what inspired them and our other fundraisers or get more information on how you can become a BTF fundraiser.

Latest News

  • NICE guideline on thyroid disease 6 Jun 2019

    The draft guideline on the assessment and management of thyroid disease has now been published. This is a consultation document so if you would like to submit comments on the draft you can send them to us by email. 

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  • Over-treatment of Subclinical Hypothyroidism 16 May 2019

    Some recent media reports have suggested that patients with hypothyroidism may receive no benefit from levothyroxine. Please read our short statement which seeks to clarify some of the facts which were presented.

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  • Janis Hickey Receives MBE 15 Apr 2019

    BTF Founder and Project Manager Janis Hickey received her MBE from HRH Prince Charles at the investiture at Buckingham Palace on 4 April 2019. Janis said ‘What a wonderful event it was, and lovely to meet other recipients from different walks of life and hear about their work. It was a proud moment to walk into the Ballroom to receive the award and discuss the BTF with HRH Prince Charles, who was interested in the work we do.’ She's pictured (second from right) with her family after the ceremony.

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  • BTF Research Award - 2019 winners 11 Apr 2019

    We are delighted to announce the winners of the BTF Research Awards 2019. For the first time we're awarding two grants of £20,000 to projects which will fund research into thyroid cancer and congenital hypothyroidism. 

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Medical Queries

We have a comprehensive range of guides on thyroid disorders and treatments available to download for free:

You may also contact us via email at medical-query@btf-thyroid.org for support, though please note that it may take our medical advisors several weeks to answer your queries. We do not receive funding for answering medical queries, so please consider making a donation if you are able.

All Trials

Clinical trials are used to test new and existing treatments. Sometimes the results (the overall picture of the treatment’s effects) are not published - which means that other medical researchers and doctors cannot use them. If you would like to change this situation to the ultimate benefit of patients, please sign the AllTrials petition.AllTrials petition