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An undiagnosed or uncontrolled thyroid disorder can make it harder to conceive and can cause problems during pregnancy. We have produced some guidance to help patients understand more about their thyroid disorder and how it may affect, or be affected by, pregnancy.

In addition we have resources for medical professionals, consisting of two protocols, a template and a leaflet (information prescription) which have now been adopted by EMIS Health.

 

Pregnancy and thyroid disorders - guidance for patients

Pregnancy and thyroid disorders - information for professionals

Latest News

  • Pregnancy and thyroid disorders information 31 Jul 2019

    We have produced some guidance to help patients understand more about their thyroid disorder and how it may affect, or be affected by, pregnancy. In addition we have resources for medical professionals which are designed to help clinicians improve their management and monitoring of women with hypothyroidism who are pregnant or trying to conceive. 

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  • Liothyronine - Updated RMOC Guidance 16 Jul 2019

    The Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC) have clarified the guidance issued to Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) on the prescribing of liothyronine. 

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  • Repeat NHS prescriptions 15 Jul 2019

    In a bid to increase patient safety and reduce medicines waste, health commissioning groups across the country are changing the way repeat prescriptions can be ordered. In many areas, pharmacies will no longer be able to order medications from GPs on behalf of patients. Instead you will need to order your repeat prescriptions from your GP practice yourself.

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  • Levothyroxine Replacement Survey 20 Jun 2019

    This survey is now closed - we needed 1000 responses, and we got them... and in record time! Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey - we're grateful for your input which will help to inform the development of treatment for 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