Vis-a-Vis Symposiums event, October 2016

The charity Vis-a-Vis Symposiums is hosting an event in London on 1st October 2016 where international experts will give informative presentations aimed at doctors and vets. The speakers are Dr Raxlen and Dr Spector from the USA, Professor Perronne from France, Dr Jack Lambert from Ireland and Dr Hany Elsheikha […]

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UK Lyme Disease Protest 2016

LDUK members were involved in two protests this year – one in Bath and one in London. The 10 aims of the protests can be found here. The events achieved unprecedented media attention with patients being interviewed around the country in newspapers, on TV and on local radio shows as […]

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AONM Lifting the Veil III Conference

  On 15th May 2016, the Academy of Nutritional Medicine hosted the third event in their ‘Lifting the Veil’ series of conferences which look into important questions surrounding chronic diseases. It was an extremely well attended event with international doctors and scientists delivering extremely thought-provoking and enlightening presentations. It was […]

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Caudwell Lyme Disease Website Launches!

We are delighted to announce that Caudwell Lyme Disease charity has now launched its website which can be found here. Congratulations to John Caudwell and CEO Veronica Hughes for producing such an informative resource which gives patients a much needed voice and tells the story of so many Lyme disease […]

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Tick Repellents; Literature Review and Tips – Dr Nicola Seal

Dr Nicola Seal is an entomologist who has worked on developing insect repellents. Here she gives us the results of her literature review on the effectiveness of different repellents for ticks. Spring is here! Unfortunately, so are ticks. The little blighters are starting to come out to bite in force […]

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Caudwell Lyme Disease Surveys: Results Sneak Peek!

John Caudwell, British philanthropist and entrepreneur, has set up a new Lyme disease charity, Caudwell Lyme Disease to push forward important changes in the way Lyme disease and associated co-infections are diagnosed and treated in the UK. Caudwell Lyme Disease currently has two surveys running. The first one is designed […]

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NICE Lyme Disease guidelines – Stakeholder Workshop & Draft Scope

On 23rd February 2016, representatives from Lyme Disease UK attended a scoping workshop hosted by NICE as part of the first stages of the new Lyme disease guidelines formation. The workshop involved an introduction to the guidelines writing process and a chance to meet the chairperson. Group discussions were held […]

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Vis-a-Vis Symposiums

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new UK based charity, Vis-a-Vis Symposiums. The first London Tick-Borne Disease Symposium was privately funded and held in June 2014 and now that the charity has been established, the aim is to hold regular educational events on this subject. Patrons include […]

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Lyme Disease Testing Controversy Continues…

The media interest in Lyme disease has spiked again recently with LDUK group member Emma Horlock sharing her story widely in the Daily Mail, the Liverpool Echo, ITV News and the BBC News. Emma has gone from running her own successful PR firm to spending 22 hours per day in […]

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LDUK Registers as Stakeholder for NICE Lyme Disease Guidelines

We are delighted to announce that the LDUK Co-Founders have registered as stakeholders for the upcoming National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Lyme disease guideline writing process. If any other patient groups or organisations would like to register as stakeholders, please check your eligibility and complete this online […]

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