Raising awareness of tick bite prevention at the Forest School Association

Lyme Disease UK’s Press and Community Outreach manager, Julia Knight, was delighted to be invited by the Forest School Association to present a #WakeUpToLyme awareness talk on 19 October! The talk was held in conjunction with Suzanne Higginson from tick repellent company, Botanic Protect: our current campaign partner. It was a great […]

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New educational video from Dr Eoin Healy

LDUK would like to say a huge thanks to Dr Eoin Healy, Research Associate at University College Cork (now retired), who has put together this wonderful video! Dr Healy urges people to be aware of the different tick life stages, and explains why the smaller and less conspicuous nymph life-stage poses […]

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Wake Up to Lyme 2022 – Campaign Roundup

Last week, we bid farewell to Lyme Disease UK’s #WakeUptoLyme 2022 awareness campaign in aid of #LymeDiseaseAwarenessMonth! And guess what? It was our most successful campaign yet! It set itself apart from previous years by the immense support we received – from members of the public, pharmacies, politicians, outdoors groups, […]

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Awareness Talks 2022

Our awareness talks are popular as ever and we’ve had some great interactions throughout the start of 2022. In collaboration with Botanic Protect, we were invited to give a talk to the Woodland Trust in March. Over one hundred people attended this virtual event where awareness about what Lyme disease […]

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Wake Up To Lyme Campaign 2022

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month, which means we’re launching our annual Wake Up To Lyme campaign! Following the lifting of Covid restrictions, this year we’re excited to be running the campaign both online and offline for the first time in three years! Our campaign aims to raise awareness on […]

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Light up for Lyme 2022

Want to see your local landmark lit up in green for Lyme Disease Awareness Month? Please take part in #LightUpForLyme! In May 2019 we had a total of 18 iconic landmarks light up across the UK for Lyme disease awareness. The Spinnaker Tower, The Tyne Bridge and Blackpool Tower, to […]

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Raising Awareness Amongst Medical Professionals

Lyme Disease UK are thrilled to have landed two exceptional awareness-raising opportunities amongst the medical community. Taking place on the 13th and 14th of October is the Best Practice Show 2021. This event is a big hit for the UK’s primary care and general practice community. The event expects to […]

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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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