Endocrine Information Sheets and Web Links



University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 


Department of Diabetes & Endocrinology

Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, LE1 5WW


Patient information sheets for common endocrine conditions and for endocrine tests

Documents are mostly Adobe Acrobat format – get the Acrobat Reader


Thyroid disease



Joint Statement on Hypothyroidism (no T3)

Radioactive iodine safety rules

Radioactive Full Information

Thyrotoxicosis Shared-Care Information

New TSC patient information

Starting Block and Replace

Monitoring off treatment

Hypothyroidism after RAI

Spontaneous hypothyroidism

Pituitary Disease

Pituitary Gland Information


Functionless Pituitary Tumours


Pituitary Radiotherapy (PitPat)


Pituitary Foundation Information Leaflets

Adult Growth Hormone Replacement



Diabetes Insipidus

Hypopituitarism and Replacement

Prolactinoma:  Part 1       Part 2

Pituitary gland information

Pituitary Surgery and Radiotherapy

Pituitary Psychological Issues

Pituitary Journey [psyche/symptoms]

Patient Handbook: Part 1    Part 2


Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome



Adrenal and Steroid Replacement

What is Addison's disease? (ADSHG)

Management of Addison's (ADSHG)

Addison's Self Help Manual

Steroid Replacement Treatment

Steroid Replacement for Surgery (ADSHG)

Steroid Replacement Card (Example only)

Hydrocortisone Emergency Kit


Adolescent, Transition and Late Effects

Turner’s register - Information    - Poster


Other information

HRT Information Sheet

Vitamin D Deficiency Treatment

Overweight or Obesity


Endocrine Test Information

PSA Test Information

Dexamethasone suppression test instructions

HCDC Information

Insulin Stress Test

Petrosal Catheter Information

Fertility Investigations and Treatment

Sperm Count Sample

HSG Instructions


About Assisted Conception

Fertility clinic leaflet

Ovulation Induction Clomiphene

Clinic Questionnaires

AGHDA Questionnaire

MEN1 Symptom Screening Questionnaire

Hair Score Questionnaire

Hair Score Diagrams


Patient Information Websites

Addison's Disease Self Help Group 

British Thyroid Foundation 

Daisy Network (Premature Ovarian Failure) 

Familial Isolated Pituitary Adenoma (FIPA) 

Pituitary Foundation (Pit Pat) 

Patient UK (Multiple information leaflets) 

You and Your Hormones (SfE) 


On-Line Endocrinology Textbooks

Endotext.org - Endocrine Web-Textbook


Endobible - investigation and management