Professional resources


Latest  information from the European Thyroid Association regarding the risk of SARS Co-V2 infection in patients with thyroid disease can be found here 


Please click on the links below to access these printed and online medical journals: 


Clinical Endocrinology

Clinical Thyroidology

Endocrine Reviews


European Journal Of Endocrinology

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism

Journal of Endocrinology 

Journal of Molecular Endocrinology 

Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 

Molecular Endocrinology 


Thyroid Research

Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism 



Please click on the links  below to access these organisations


The American Thyroid Association -  

The British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons -

Endobible - 

The Endocrine Society (USA) - 

The European Thyroid Association -

The European Federation of Endocrine Societies - 

The Latin-America Thyroid Association - 

PubMed -

The Society for Endocrinology (UK) - 

Thyroid Disease Manager (USA) - 




Patient Resources


Please be careful - unfortunately there are a number of websites with unhelpful and inaccurate information which should be ignored. The links given here are recognised patient support and information websites which are recommended by the BTA - we hope you find these resources helpful 


Leaflets on the following subjects can all be accessed via the British Thyroid Foundation website here


  • Antithyroid Drug Therapy to treat Hyperthyroidism
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Pregnancy and Fertility in Thyroid Disorders
  • Psychological Symptoms and Thyroid Disorders
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disorders and Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroid Function Tests
  • Thyroid Nodules and swellings
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroiditis
  • Treatment of an over-active or enlarged thyroid with radioactive iodine


There are a number of fact sheets and patient guides via the Hormone Health Network here 


Thyroid Cancer - the third edition (2014) of the thyroid cancer guidelines are available in PDF Format here. This includes sections on: 

  1. The thyroid gland and thyroid cancer - tests and treatment
  2. Information for patients being investigated for thyroid lumps
  3. Surgery for thyroid cancer
  4. Radioactive iodine ablation and therapy
  5. Medullary thyroid cancer
  6. Advanced or higher risk differentiated (papillary and follicular) thyroid cancer
  7. Anaplastic thyroid cancer