RCGP Lyme Disease Toolkit Launches!

The Royal College of General Practitioners has launched its new Lyme Disease Toolkit which should prove to be a highly useful and accessible resource for GPs, other medical professionals and the general public wanting to learn more about the disease. The Toolkit was developed by Dr Anne Cruikshank (RCGP Clinical […]

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QM Cheerleading event

QM Sapphires Cheerleading Team Support LDUK!

Lyme Disease UK received a donation this month from the QM Sapphires cheerleading team of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. LDUK community member, Janey Cringean, went along to a special event to accept the donation on our behalf. She told us, “The event was an inter-university cheerleading competition involving different universities […]

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RCGP Lyme Disease Toolkit & Course

Dr Anne Cruikshank (RCGP Clinical Champion for Lyme Disease) and Dr Sandra Pearson (Medical Director, Lyme Disease Action), with support from the wider Spotlight Project steering group, have developed an RCGP Lyme Disease Toolkit which can be found here. This is a very insightful resource for medical professionals and patients. […]

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Lyme Disease: My Journey So Far by Craig Fordham

I’m seldom happier then when I’m in the great outdoors, especially the woods and in the forest and I’ve been lucky enough to have spent the vast amount of my working life learning and teaching in this environment. Now, this does come with a few issues for me. Firstly, I’m […]

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European Diversity Awards 2018

We are so proud of LDUK’s Sophie Ward for being short-listed for the Campaigner of the Year award at the European Diversity Awards 2018 for her work with LDUK and Invisiyouth. Congratulations on making it so far, Sophie, and for being such a wonderful ambassador for LDUK and for all […]

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MEPs Back Calls for Action on the Spread of Lyme Disease

On November 15th 2018, Lyme disease was debated at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, where MEPs called for a European plan to combat Lyme disease. Over 20 representatives from the member states spoke of the explosion of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, and the major health challenges this poses. “We […]

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How To Raise Lyme Disease Awareness

Raising awareness is a proactive and productive dose of medicine. It can give us a real buzz, provide us with a sense of a purpose, and make a real difference at the same time. You don’t have to go to extreme lengths to raise awareness, simply sharing your story with […]

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European Parliamentary Debate on Lyme Disease

On Thursday 15th November 2018, Lyme disease will be debated at the European Parliament in Strasbourg between 9am-11.50am (8.00am – 10.50am GMT). You can read the agenda here You can tune in to watch the debate online here It is good that Lyme disease is getting attention from MEPs and […]

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