Provides information and resources to promote effective diagnosis and appropriate treatment for people with thyroid disorders in the UK.
- To be the primary source of independent, accredited information on thyroid related disorders in the United Kingdom.
- A world where the patient's needs are paramount.
- A world where patients with thyroid disease will have the choice to be treated according to their individual needs.
- To be honest, open, ethical and accountable and to work productive with others in the pursuit of quality treatments for patients.
- To put the interests of people with thyroid disorders first.
- To value people as individuals.
- To respect the right of individuals to be involved in and knowledgeable about their illness and treatment options.
- To value the need for open and free access to independent and accurate information both at the time of diagnosis and thereafter.
- To encourage people to take control of their own health and well being.
- To appreciate the skills, expertise and commitment of their staff and volunteers.
- The relief of sickness of persons suffering from thyroid disease and related areas, for the benefit of the public, particularly but not exclusively by:
- Providing information and support to sufferers of thyroid disease.
- Promoting public awareness in regard to thyroid disorders.
- Acting as a resource centre and dissemination information.
- Encouraging scientific research for the education, alleviation, care, treatment and cure of thyroid disease.
- Raising funds needed to achieve the stated objectives.
Membership: A subscription to Thyroid UK will entitle you to receive their Newsletter on a quarterly basis. The newsletter contains updates about thyroid research, articles from some of their doctors, tips about keeping healthy, letters from members, invitations to their events, book reviews, medical histories and a contact corner for those who would like to have contact with others in the same areas.
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