Spire Washington Hospital near Newcastle perform a number of tests for patients including thyroid testing. Our facilities offer patients a high standard of care in the North East of England.
Thyroid blood tests to test thyroid function are commonly performed as an under active thyroid (hypothyroidism) can cause common symptoms such as tiredness, weight gain and constipation.
These tests are also used to monitor the effect of treatment of thyroid disorders.
Thyroid tests are conducted by taking a small blood sample for analysis in our laboratories.