Estimated 45,000 new UK cases of Lyme disease a year

Public Health England estimates that there could be up to 3,000 new cases of Lyme disease per year in the UK whereas Caudwell LymeCo charity and Lyme Disease UK estimate that the true number could be around 45,000. Here is the explanation of the calculations behind the estimate: Reported numbers […]

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Irish Lyme Documentary

‘A must-watch film….thanks for this ….this is worldwide and government denied…then denied by the medical boards..then by the very people that are supposed to care for you’ – Richard Brooke-Powell James Pembroke created the compelling documentary ‘Living with Lyme Disease’ featuring sufferers in Ireland as well as doctors speaking out […]

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Modelling Meets Lyme!

Model Michelle De Feo has been busy raising awareness by teaming up with Front magazine, fellow models, photographers and make up artists to create a warrior inspired Lyme disease campaign. Thank you so much for including Lyme Disease UK and to everyone who worked hard on this project! Watch the […]

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Kirk and Nelly’s Charity Dinners

World renowned chefs Kirk Haworth and Nelly Robinson teamed up to serve up a charity dinner on 20th October 2016 in the prestigious Michelin star Northcote restaurant in aid of LymeAid UK and Vis-à-Vis Symposiums. The evening was a great success, raising over £17,000 for UK Lyme disease charities. They […]

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Vis a Vis Symposium, October 2016

LDUK would like to congratulate the charity Vis a Vis Symposiums on their second symposium which sounds as though it was a wonderful event! Thank you to Joanne Drayson, trustee of the charity, for this summary of the presentations. ‘I know one or two of you will be interested to […]

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Letters to BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour

On 12th July 2016, Woman’s Hour on Radio 4 covered the subject of Lyme disease. The programme can be listened to here. The feature starts at approximately 24 minutes in. This slot came about as a result of a letter from Louise Alban to Radio 4 editors, which can be […]

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WEGO Health Activist Awards 2016

We are so excited to announce that LDUK has been nominated for the 2016 WEGO Health Activist Awards in the ‘Best in Show: Community/Forum’ category. WEGO Health, a network of +100k patient influencers, has created the awards program to: Recognize patient influencers who have become leaders among leaders Connect patient leaders […]

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