5 Years of Patient Support – the LDUK Online Community

Over the past 5 years, the Lyme Disease UK’s Online Community has grown from two founding patients, Natasha Metcalf and Louise Dean, to a community of over 9,500 members from across the UK and further abroad. Whilst it is wonderful that so many patients and their loved ones who are […]

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Join our Online Community

Are you looking for Lyme disease advice and support? Our Online Community on Facebook is a friendly space for you to ask questions, share experiences, find support and chat to people who understand. Get to know your Lyme community and join the conversation. Facts about our Online Community Founded in […]

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Online Support

Social Media You can find out public Facebook page here where we post Lyme disease related news and information and you also reach out to us this way. You can follow us on Twitter @UKLyme and find us on Instagram too. Lyme Disease UK also run an Online Community on Facebook. […]

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Witham Oil and Paint Make Generous Donation to LDUK

LDUK were presented with a cheque for £1081.25 from Lincoln firm, Witham Oil and Paint. Managing Director Nigel and Marketing Director Ali presented the cheque to our Press Manager Julia Knight. Nigel and Ali are personal friends Karen Everatt whose daughter Abigail is very ill with Lyme disease. Each year […]

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Tick Bite Prevention

We are experiencing the hottest February on record in the U.K. While we all want to make the most of it, we must be aware that when the weather heats up, the  chances of being bitten by a tick increases as well. Many of us are all too familiar with […]

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What Do You Say to Friends When You Have to Cancel Plans?

Having to cancel plans on a regulalar basis is something people with a chronic illness often have to do, much to their disappointment and to the disappointment of others. I decided to ask our Online Community how they explain to people when they have to pull out of an arrangement […]

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Meet The Team: Rachel Bowerman

I’ve been volunteering with LDUK since 2016, and although I wish an organisation like ours wasn’t needed, I do love what I do. Raising awareness of Lyme disease and tick bite prevention has given me a sense of purpose, it makes me feel as though my suffering hasn’t been in […]

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