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3rd floor, Southwark Wing
Great Maze Pond
London SE1 9RT
When is the clinic held?
The thyroid oncology clinic is held once a month on a Wednesday afternoon, between 2pm and 4pm at the address above. Your appointment time will be indicated on your appointment letter.
Who will I see
You will be seen by our specialist team, led by a consultant thyroid specialist, along with a radiotherapy consultant and a consultant from the ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat) team. The thyroid service therapy nurse may also be present.
What will happen at the appointment?
Please read your appointment letter carefully, as it will contain details of any other tests or scans that you may need to undergo.
When you arrive at the thyroid oncology clinic, please go to the main ENT reception desk to book in.
Student doctors and nurses are sometimes present during the clinic consultations as part of their training. We hope you don't mind this but please tell the doctor if you would prefer they were not.
Do I need to bring anything with me?
Please bring your appointment letter and details of any medication you are currently taking.
What if I'm unable to attend?
If you need to cancel your appointment, please call the thyroid co-ordinator on 020 7188 4110. The same number is included on your appointment letter.
What if I need an interpreter?
If you need an interpreter to help you at your appointment, please contact the thyroid oncology clinic in advance so that we can arrange this for you. Alternatively, please contact your GP who can also arrange this.
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday:
- Clinical nurse specialist: 020 7188 4098
- Thyroid coordinator: 020 7188 4110
- Guy's Hospital nuclear medicine department: 020 7188 4112