Thyroid Eye Services – Directory

This directory gives information about thyroid eye services in different regions of the UK. This information is intended to assist healthcare professionals making referrals for their patients with this condition. BOPSS does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy of this information (disclaimer can be viewed here)

The findings of the BOPSS ‘state of TED care’ survey and recommendations on delivering a sustainable TED service nationally have been published:

Full PDF version here

Online links here
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7608203/
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31836832/

Link to TEAMeD – 5 : improving outcomes in Thyroid Eye Disease
https://www.endocrinology.org/endocrinologist/125-autumn17/features/teamed-5-improving-outcomes-in-thyoid-eye-disease/


Hospital:
(Other, not listed)
Deanery:
England
LETB:
Thames Valley
1. Are these conditions managed within this unit or do they refer to another unit?
1a. Specialist MDT assessment for TED patients
Not used
1b. High dose intravenous steroids
In own unit
1c. Second line immunosuppression drugs
Refer to another unit
1d. Decompression surgery for TED patients
Refer to another unit
1e. Lid/oculoplastic surgery for TED patients
In own unit
1f. Strabismus surgery for TED patients
In own unit
1g. Orbital radiotherapy
Refer to another unit
1h. Is written information given to patients?
No
2. Location of the endocrine service.
On Site
3a. Do TED patients see the endocrinologist and ophthalmologist at the same appointment?
No
4a. Services offered within your trust
Smoking cessation, Radio-iodine treatment, Thyroidectomy
4b. Services that would be referred out of the trust
Immunosuppression specialist
Referral contact:
Bimal Kumar
Date of completion
11-01-2020
Date last updated
11th January, 2020