Children’s Poster Competition

LDUK hosted a children’s Lyme disease awareness poster competition as part of our school awareness pack campaign. We are delighted to announce the winner and the runners up! WINNER:  Hannah Grech, 10 years old St. Mellion C of E School Saltash RUNNERS UP: Laura Miles 9 years old St. Mellion C […]

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Judy Rocher and Rebecca Cotterall – Expert Q&A Video

On 10th August 2017, LDUK was delighted to welcome Judy Rocher and Rebecca Cotterall, from the London Clinic of Nutrition, to take part in a Q&A session with us, answering pre-submitted questions from group members. Thank you so much for joining us and for sharing your treatment approach and knowledge with us! […]

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Summer 2017 Fundraisers

A couple of fantastic fundraisers for Lyme Disease UK have taken place recently. A massive thanks go to everyone involved! Literary Events The author of the novel ‘Finding Joy,’ Morven-May MacCallum has been raising some money for us at various literary events.  ‘Finding Joy’, is inspired by her own experience of […]

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Sonia O’Donnell – Expert Q&A Video

On 26th July 2017, LDUK was delighted to welcome Sonia O’Donnell from NTA Clinics to take part in a Q&A session with us, answering pre-submitted questions from group members. Thank you so much for joining us Sonia and for sharing your treatment approach and knowledge with us! Sonia is the […]

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Government Reviews Input

LDUK Participation in the Government Lyme Disease Reviews (This report has been produced in agreement with the researchers) In May 2016 it was announced by then Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison, that the Government would be ordering a major review into Lyme disease. This followed meetings between John Caudwell, Veronica […]

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Group Projects 2013

In 2013 LDUK was involved in the following projects, In April 2013, LDUK group members conducted a letter writing campaign to the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt detailing our personal histories with Lyme, how we feel let down by the NHS, how hard it’s been to get appropriate testing and treatment […]

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Group Projects 2014

In 2014 LDUK was involved in the following projects and campaigns. Co-founder Natasha Metcalf featured in a BBC Inside Out West documentary in January 2014 highlighting the problems and controversies surrounding Lyme disease testing and treatment. Group members Nicola Seal and Jenny O’Dea from Ticktalk Ireland featured on Katina Makris’ […]

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Group Projects 2015

  In January 2015, LDUK group member Demetrios Loukas organised the first ever patient-lead Parliamentary Conference on Lyme disease which was opened and chaired by The Countess of Mar. Presentations were also given by group members Denise Longman and Peter Kemp. LDUK’s write up of the event and links to […]

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Group Projects 2016

in 2016, LDUK was involved in the following projects; The Fight Lyme Now campaign continued to gather momentum and almost 1000 patients have now participated in the MP endorsed patient survey. Dr Chris Newton and Demetrios Loukas appeared on BBC Breakfast to talk about the campaign in more detail and […]

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Group Projects 2017

2017 is shaping up to be another busy year for LDUK. This is what we’ve been up to; On 8th February, representatives from LDUK and other Lyme disease groups and organisations attended a meeting in Westminster, arranged by Teresa Pearce MP and her consitituent Deb Collins. MPs and members of […]

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