Wake Up to Lyme Campaign Update

We are midway through Lyme awareness month and our ‘Wake up to Lyme’ campaign has been taking the nation by storm! Over 500 awareness packs have been distributed with orders for hundreds more flooding in. Thank you to Mosi-Guard Natural who teamed up with us to provide 500 packs and […]

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APPG Enquiry Begins

On 8th May 2018, the newly formed All Party Parliamentary Group held their first meeting of an Enquiry into Lyme disease which they are conducting. The series of meetings will cover a range of topics and the proposed schedule is as follows but may be subject to change: Session 1- […]

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Anatomised – A Novel by A.F. McGuinness

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new novel, Anatomised, by author and Lyme sufferer, A.F. McGuinness who is also an active member in our LDUK Online Community. Andrew held this official launch in Canterbury on 3rd May and he shares with us how it felt to release […]

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Doctors’ Thoughts on NICE Lyme Disease Guideline

In some ways (particularly for acute cases of Lyme disease) the new NICE Lyme disease guideline represents a small step in the right direction and as stakeholders in the process, LDUK has commented extensively on both the draft and final version. In our Online Community and via our survey, we […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign 2018

May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month! LDUK wants to prevent further people being infected with Lyme disease this Summer. Our ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign aims to raise awareness on how to prevent tick bites, how to safely remove ticks and the importance of early treatment for those people who become […]

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Wake Up to Lyme Campaign Video

May is Lyme disease awareness month. We are kicking off our second ‘Wake Up to Lyme’ campaign to raise even more awareness this year. Our campaign consists of sharing information across our social media platforms and sending out awareness packs containing leaflets, posters and car stickers to be distributed across […]

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Mosi-guard Natural to Support LDUK Wake Up to Lyme Campaign 2018

Great news for LDUK’s awareness campaign this year! LDUK has teamed up with Mosi-guard Natural to deliver over 500 of our awareness packs around the UK. Jacqueline Watson, Managing Director, Mosi-guard Natural said, ‘Mosi-guard Natural® is delighted to support LDUK’s Wake Up to Lyme campaign. This is a fantastic awareness initiative to […]

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NICE Lyme Disease Guideline Published

The NICE Lyme disease guideline has now been published and can be accessed here. LDUK commented extensively on the draft guideline, labelling it as ‘an inadequate tool for doctors and patients, seriously undermined by lack of evidence’. Our comments can be found here. The usefulness of the guideline is therefore […]

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Government Review Findings

Lyme Disease UK representatives, along with those from other charities and patient groups, were invited to take part in the UK Government Independent Reviews on Lyme disease, commissioned by the Department of Health. Our participation was made up of a face to face consultation with the researchers as well as […]

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All-Party Parliamentary Group Meeting

On 23rd January 2018, two representatives from LDUK attended a meeting held by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Lyme disease along with representatives from other Lyme disease organisations and patient groups in the UK. Members of each group were given a chance to present and Lyme Disease UK’s presentation can […]

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