UK Lyme Disease Protest 2016

LDUK members were involved in two protests this year – one in Bath and one in London. The 10 aims of the protests can be found here. The events achieved unprecedented media attention with patients being interviewed around the country in newspapers, on TV and on local radio shows as […]

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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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UK Lyme disease Protest 2015

UK Lyme sufferers, friends and family members protested outside the Department of Health on 13th May 2015 to demand a change in the way Lyme disease is handled in this country. Patients want to see improvements in the diagnostic and treatment process of Lyme disease as well as recognition of […]

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Worldwide Lyme Disease Protests – UK 2014

Over the weekend of 16th and 17th May, the UK hosted two protests in Manchester and London. These events were part of the Worldwide Lyme Disease Protests to raise awareness and protest against the flawed IDSA Lyme disease diagnostic and treatment guidelines which influence UK policy on Lyme disease. Despite […]

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Worldwide Lyme Disease Protest 2014

In the UK, Lyme disease isn’t well known and the mainstream view remains, especially amongst Infectious Disease consultants that the disease is hard to catch and easy to treat. The public are largely unaware of tick bite prevention or the seriousness of Lyme and associated diseases. We protest to try […]

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