Thyroid guidelines/policies, citation lists & monitoring (Auckland DHB)

Belinda Hodson made this Official Information request to Auckland District Health Board

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From: Belinda Hodson

Dear Auckland District Health Board,

As at 31st March 2019, please provide:

1. Guidelines and/or policy on thyroid diagnosis, testing and treatment issued/used/supported by the District health Board; plus

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.

Yours faithfully,

Belinda Hodson

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From: Elaine Keenan (ADHB)
Auckland District Health Board

Dear Belinda

Re Official Information Request Thyroid diagnosis/policy.

I am writing to acknowledge your official information request dated 8 September 2019.

We will endeavour to respond to your request as soon as possible and, in any event, no later than 4 October 2019. We will contact you if an extension is required.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact me.


Elaine Keenan
Team Administrator
Corporate Business Services
S (09) 630-9943 ext 22346 | [email address]
Auckland District Health Board | Level 1 | Building 37 | Auckland City Hospital | Park Road | Auckland

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