Thyroid guidelines/policies, citation lists & monitoring (Auckland DHB)
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.
From: Elaine Keenan (ADHB)
Auckland District Health Board
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.
Corporate Business Services
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