Group Projects 2019

What a phenomenal year 2019 has been for LDUK and awareness of tick bites, Lyme disease and other tick borne diseases. We are continually inspired by the members of the Lyme community, our fantastic volunteers, and all those who participate in fundraising to enable us to continue raising awareness and […]

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Group Projects 2018

2018 has been an incredible year for LDUK. Our community has grown bigger by the day and we continue to be inspired by all the hard work and determination we see. So much has been going on, from new local support groups popping up to the fantastic efforts lobbying support […]

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Group Projects 2013

In 2013 LDUK was involved in the following projects, In April 2013, LDUK group members conducted a letter writing campaign to the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt detailing our personal histories with Lyme, how we feel let down by the NHS, how hard it’s been to get appropriate testing and treatment […]

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Group Projects 2014

In 2014 LDUK was involved in the following projects and campaigns. Co-founder Natasha Metcalf featured in a BBC Inside Out West documentary in January 2014 highlighting the problems and controversies surrounding Lyme disease testing and treatment. Group members Nicola Seal and Jenny O’Dea from Ticktalk Ireland featured on Katina Makris’ […]

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Group Projects 2015

  In January 2015, LDUK group member Demetrios Loukas organised the first ever patient-lead Parliamentary Conference on Lyme disease which was opened and chaired by The Countess of Mar. Presentations were also given by group members Denise Longman and Peter Kemp. LDUK’s write up of the event and links to […]

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Group Projects 2016

in 2016, LDUK was involved in the following projects; The Fight Lyme Now campaign continued to gather momentum and almost 1000 patients have now participated in the MP endorsed patient survey. Dr Chris Newton and Demetrios Loukas appeared on BBC Breakfast to talk about the campaign in more detail and […]

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Group Projects 2017

2017 is shaping up to be another busy year for LDUK. This is what we’ve been up to; On 8th February, representatives from LDUK and other Lyme disease groups and organisations attended a meeting in Westminster, arranged by Teresa Pearce MP and her consitituent Deb Collins. MPs and members of […]

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