Hannah Grech with her artwork

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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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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Lower Stress in Five Ways by Sarah Jones

Five Ways To Lower Stress Wherever You Are, and Help Your Recovery Many of us feel trapped by the daily rigors, but while we are very often told that the key is to move, or speak up or even, dance, most of us cannot bear the thought of doing these […]

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London Lyme Disease Protest 2017

On Tuesday 18th July 2017,  Lyme disease patients and loved ones gathered in Parliament Square in London to protest against the lack of care available in the UK for Lyme disease patients. Protesters handed out leaflets to the public to raise awareness and highlighted gaps in diagnosis, testing and treatment […]

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LDUK Awareness Webinar

LDUK is delighted to present our educational Webinar to raise awareness of Lyme disease and share some helpful tips. We hope it will be a valuable resource to any individuals or organisations wishing to learn more about the illness and the preventative steps which can be taken. A resource pack […]

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Lord Astor of Hever Speaks Out

On 29th June 2017, Lord Astor of Hever, whose daughter suffers from the illness, gave a stellar speech on Lyme disease in the Queen’s Speech debate in Parliament. “My Lords, I want to speak briefly on the specific health issue of Lyme disease, which is a rapidly increasing health risk […]

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Awareness Packs for Schools and Children

Lyme Disease UK has created an awareness pack specifically designed for children of various ages. Parents, schools and hobby/special interest groups can use this. Lyme disease is a rising issue in the UK. It is important to be properly informed, particularly when there is a lot of misinformation and misconceptions about the illness. […]

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Scottish Parliamentary Awareness Event

Lyme Disease UK was invited to organise an awareness event which was held at the Scottish Parliament on 14th June 2017. Alexander Burnett MSP kindly sponsored this event & lodged a motion, “Lyme disease, a need to do more” which achieved cross party support and was debated in Parliament just […]

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