Lyme Disease Action MP Briefing

Thank you to the charity Lyme Disease Action who held a briefing for MPs in Westminster on 16th November 2016. A request for feedback was put out and so LDUK gathered some comments from group members and sent in information which we felt should be included in the briefing. LDUK […]

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Upcoming Events

Lyme Disease Clinic: London Lyme Disease Symposium Speakers include Dr Carsten Nicolaus and Dr Joshua Berkowitz “Based on research and published data there is a constantly increase in tick-vectored disease incidence and distribution. Lyme Disease is the most common reported tick-borne illness in the UK and is prevalent throughout much […]

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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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Questions Posed to Lyme Disease Action

During the recent media coverage of Lyme disease, quotes from Lyme Disease Action provoked some concern amongst LDUK members that the charity wasn’t representing patients accurately. Some of the information given out was called into question as well as the role of the charity. Lyme Disease Action then requested that […]

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New Map of Medicine & UK Guidelines

Public Health England have confirmed that they are to coordinate the development of new UK guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of cases of Lyme disease, They first announced it at the PHE London Conference in October but it’s very reassuring to see it in black and white. “Brooks said guidance […]

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PHE Lyme Disease Conference 2013

Public Health England held a Lyme disease conference in London on 9th October 2013. Speakers included Dr Tim Brooks from the Rare & Imported Pathogens Lab, Dr Matthew Dryden who is running the new national Lyme disease referral clinic in Winchester, Dr Alastair Miller Infectious Disease consultant, The Countess of […]

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