statistics on hypothyroidism and their related symptoms.

Department of Health and Social Care did not have the information requested.

Miss Kim Wheeler

Dear Sir or Madam,

Could you please say how many patients are referred annually (last three years) to hospitals by their GPs for consideration of hypothyroidism? How many of these have TSH results within "normal" range? How many of them are prescribed treatment within the NHS for their thyroid? How many are left without treatment for hypothyroidism symptoms?

If these figures are not collated can I ask why not?

Yours faithfully,

Miss Kim Wheeler

Department of Health and Social Care

Thank you for your enquiry.

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If there is likely to be any delay we will contact you to let you know.

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