Wake Up to Lyme Campaign Success 2018

2018’s ‘Wake up to Lyme’ campaign has been taking the nation by storm during Lyme awareness month! Over 500 awareness packs have been distributed with orders for hundreds more flooding in. Thank you to Mosi-Guard Natural who teamed up with us to provide 500 packs and we will be using […]

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The Life of a Campaigner

LDUK admin Sophie Ward shares what she has been doing for our annual ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign to inspire people to get involved in spreading the word about the dangers of ticks. I arranged a brief meeting with my local MP,  Ben Wallace, to fill him in on where […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign 2018

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month! LDUK wants to prevent further people being infected with Lyme disease this Summer. Our ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign aims to raise awareness on how to prevent tick bites, how to safely remove ticks and the importance of early treatment for those people who become […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign Video

May is Lyme disease awareness month. We are kicking off our second ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign to raise even more awareness this year. Our campaign consists of sharing information across our social media platforms and sending out awareness packs containing leaflets, posters and car stickers to be distributed across […]

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NICE Lyme Disease Guideline Published

The NICE Lyme disease guideline has now been published and can be accessed here. LDUK commented extensively on the draft guideline, labelling it as ‘an inadequate tool for doctors and patients, seriously undermined by lack of evidence’. Our comments can be found here. The usefulness of the guideline is therefore […]

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Kay’s Cards!

LDUK member Julie posted a heartwarming request in our Online Community. Her daughter Kay suffers from Lyme disease and her birthday was coming up… Kay has been ill off and on for the last 10 years but basically couch/bedridden for the last 1 ½ years.  I know that birthdays are […]

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Dr Neil Nathan – Expert Q&A Video

Dr Nathan is a Board-Certified Family Physician and also a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine. Dr Nathan’s practice evolved into “Complex Medical Problem Solving”, working with patients who had no clear diagnosis from conventional medicine and were suffering with persistent and debilitating illnesses. These […]

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Government Review Findings

Lyme Disease UK representatives, along with those from other charities and patient groups, were invited to take part in the UK Government Independent Reviews on Lyme disease, commissioned by the Department of Health. Our participation was made up of a face to face consultation with the researchers as well as […]

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All-Party Parliamentary Group Meeting

On 23rd January 2018, two representatives from LDUK attended a meeting held by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Lyme disease along with representatives from other Lyme disease organisations and patient groups in the UK. Members of each group were given a chance to present and Lyme Disease UK’s presentation can […]

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