Understanding your thyroid disorder can be a complex and personal matter.
Where do you go and how do you gain access to the right information to manage your thyroid condition and get back to good health?
How do you know if the medication and treatment prescribed by your doctor is going to work for you?
Many of our members talk about the frustration they felt and the lack of available information to manage their thyroid disorder before they were members.
Joining the Australian Thyroid Foundation from as little as $40 per year will provide you access to a range of information and valuable support.
Our members say the decision to join will change your life, as it has theirs.
The Australian Thyroid Foundation (ATF) is a member based organisation – our members, YOU, are the heart of our organisation. The ATF is managed by an Executive Committee and Medical Advisory Board. All Executive Committee members are volunteers, most of whom have a thyroid disorder and understand thyroid health issues from personal experience. Our Medical Advisory Board are all Australian world leaders, who specialise in all aspects of thyroid disease and volunteer their valuable time with thyroid communications and representing the ATF speaking on our behalf. This means member information and support services are provided by people who understand how thyroid disease can affect you and who empathise with how difficult it can be to understand how to manage your thyroid condition, understand your needs and guide you in the right direction.
Through membership, we help you manage your thyroid health by providing the best information, education and support possible. Understanding your thyroid disorder through the ATF services will give you confidence you are not alone and there is help available through one-on-one support.
Australian Thyroid Foundation (ATF) Membership Benefits:
The ATF is the national thyroid patient authority for thyroid disorder
The ATF is recognised by the Food Standards of Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) as the Australian consumer advocacy organisation
The ATF is recognised as a Silver Supporter by the Endocrine Society of Australia
The ATF is recognised by the Endocrine Surgeons of Australia & New Zealand as a patient authority
The ATF is supported by our Medical Advisory Board who are Australian world leaders in all aspects of thyroid disorders
The ATF is recognised by the Asia Oceania Thyroid Association (AOTA) as a patient support member of the AOTA
The ATF is a member of Thyroid Federation International – the international thyroid patient organisation
ATF Members have the opportunity to attend, vote and nominate for an Executive Committee Position at ATF AGM's.
ATF membership provides one on one support, education and information for thyroid patients and their families
Ongoing membership keeps you updated with current research, treatment and medication information and much more!
Regular updates through Thyroid News emailed directly to you
Opportunities to participate in thyroid research and studies
The ATF Medication Travel Pack is available for members and the public to purchase which provides protection and security when travelling or away from home with either of the two refrigerated brands of Levothyroxine
As a thyroid patient, you need to feel completely confident with your specialist. The Australian Thyroid Foundation are proud to work with Australia's leading thyroid researchers and clinicians to provide you with the information you need to discuss your thyroid disorder with your specialist or doctor. Your membership will give you access to a bank of resources to educate, inform and assist you in managing your thyroid health.
You'll also get access to personal stories from other thyroid patients to help you understand:
Take back control of your thyroid condition.
Get the right diagnosis and the right treatment.
Feel better and more confident about yourself.
Without memberships and donations the ATF would not be able to continue and to help you and others like you with support, educational services, telephone and email support, events, messaging and provide the latest e-newsletter “Thyroid News”.
MEMBERSHIP PROVIDES SUPPORT AND EDUCATION THROUGH REGULAR UPDATES
THYROID MEDICATION TRAVEL PACK
The ATF Medication Travel Pack is exclusive to ATF.
Essential for those traveling overseas, the ATF Travel Pack is designed for transportation and cool storage of Thyroxine Replacement Hormone, (Oroxine and Eutroxsig).
"AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS AT A SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCED RATE"
Tel: +61 (0) 447 834 724
PO Box 36
Narellan NSW 2150
The mission of The Australian Thyroid Foundation Ltd (ATF) is to offer support, information and education to members and their families through the many services provided by The ATF and raise awareness about health consequences of iodine deficiency and the benefits of good thyroid health.