NHS National Referral Clinic To Close

The NHS National Lyme Disease Referral clinic that has been open for just 6 months has closed. We had heard reports from patients of the clinic that the service was going to be discontinued in its present form from February 2014 onwards. In late February we asked Dr Dryden what […]

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Lyme disease awareness month & UK protest promotional graphics

Our group members have been busy making promotional graphics and banners for the upcoming Lyme disease awareness month of May and the UK’s part in the Worldwide Lyme Disease Protest. We encourage them to be widely shared both on and off the internet. More information can be found about the protest […]

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Moving the goal posts – Sophie Grace Kellaway

Moving the goal posts by Sophie Grace Kellaway Recently I’ve noticed that as I’ve been recovering, I’ve been changing my targets for wellness. By moving the goalposts without even realising, I’ve been feeling like I’ve not been making progress. Only when I’ve stopped to think about the real changes can […]

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You never know – Jas Matthews

Happy new year! Our next guest blog is from UK patient and LDUK group member Jas Mathews and talks about living with chronic Lyme disease and how she meets the unique challenges it brings. Read more of her blog here http://lojango.blogspot.co.uk/. If you have a blog you would like featured, please […]

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Merry Christmas!

Lyme Disease UK wishes all of our members, supporters, likers and followers a very merry Christmas, a happy and healthier new year!   A group member provided us with much hilarity by writing this Lymie take on All I Want For Christmas by Mariah Carey. Original version can be found […]

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Safe Mode – Tony Bent

Our second guest blog post is from UK patient and LDUK group member Tony Bent. Read more of his blog here http://tonybent.wordpress.com. If you have a blog you would like featured, please email lymediseaseuk@gmail.com F8 Safe Mode, fatigue and brain fog…. So my body is in safe mode. I remember reading […]

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Wego Health Activist Award Nominations

We are thrilled to announce that Lyme Disease UK has been nominated for multiple Wego Health Activist Awards!  Here is a quote from a nominator: In a world of chronically sick people, they have started and developed an online support group for Lyme disease, one of the most misunderstood illnesses […]

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New Guest Blog Section

We are very proud to have a new part of the website which will feature blog posts from a variety of Lyme patients, campaigners and carers. They’ll be tacking a variety of subjects relating to the patient experience of Lyme disease in the UK. We cope these will give valuable […]

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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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New meet up – Cosham

We’re very excited to hear a new local meet up is planned for the first time in Cosham, Hampshire. TUES 5TH NOV – THE PORTSBRIDGE, COSHAM The Portsbridge pub, Portsmouth Road, Cosham, PO6 2SJ at 1.30pm. If you live nearby why not pop along? It’s a one off event but if […]

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