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Thyroid diagnosis, testing and treatment

Official information request details

  1. Guidelines and/or policy on thyroid diagnosis, testing and treatment issued/used/supported by the District health Board;
    a) The citation list (NZ and international clinical research studies, other clinical papers and publications including randomised control trials and guidelines) that support these guidelines/policy. Citations are to include those on safety, benefits, efficacy, risk, and risk management;
    b) The citation list of all patient survey data that supports these guidelines/policy.
  2. From the period 1 January 1990 through to 31 March 2019, all studies carried out by the District Health Board (DHB), referred to or sourced by the DHB (NZ or international studies) that:
    a) Monitor the impact of guidelines/policies on thyroid diagnosis, testing and treatment on the health and wellbeing of NZ thyroid patients; and
    b) All studies examining thyroid patients’ experience of diagnosis and treatment.


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