5 Years of Patient Support – the LDUK Online Community

Over the past 5 years, the Lyme Disease UK’s Online Community has grown from two founding patients, Natasha Metcalf and Louise Dean, to a community of over 9,500 members from across the UK and further abroad. Whilst it is wonderful that so many patients and their loved ones who are […]

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Lyme Disease Online Awareness Talks

Prior to the pandemic, LDUK volunteers were attending community groups and organisations to provide people with Lyme disease and tick bite prevention awareness talks. Like so many others during the last 18 months we’ve had to make some changes! Our talks went online. This was a new way of working […]

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Online Seminar: An Evening with Dr J

This seminar with Dr. Joseph G. Jemsek took place on Friday 30 July and was facilitated by Julia Knight, LDUK’s Press and Community Outreach Manager. Dr Jemsek shared his extensive knowledge about Lyme Borreliosis and co-infections as well as handy self-help tips! Download the presentation slides here. Dr. Joseph G. […]

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Online Seminar: Shame, Stigma, and “Unexplained” Symptoms

This online seminar with Katharine Cheston took place on Monday 12 July from 7pm to 8pm and was facilitated by Julia Knight, LDUK’s Press and Community Outreach Manager. Download the slides from this presentation. Katharine is a PhD researcher at the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University. Her research, funded […]

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Online Seminar: Phage Testing for Lyme Disease

Phage Testing for Lyme Disease: Is This the Future? – Dr Louis Teulières. Facilitated by Julia Knight, LDUK’s Press and Community Outreach Manager. Dr Louis Teulières discusses a new diagnostic test for Lyme disease, known as phage testing, in this seminar which took place on Thursday 27th May. You can […]

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