Inconsistencies in Lyme Disease Policies Explored

A new paper entitled, ‘Knowledge and Uncertainty in Lyme Disease Detection: An Evidence-Based Activism Research Study in the UK,’ has emerged in the journal Critical Public Health following research conducted by Professor Alex Faulkner at the University of Sussex and the patient organisation Lyme Research UK, led by Kate Bloor. […]

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LDUK Rep Attends Research Workshop on Lyme Disease

In November 2019, LDUK Patient Ambassador, Samantha Ash, attended a workshop held by the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections to discuss research priorities in the field of Lyme disease. Representatives from other charities and patient groups were also in attendance. We are grateful to have […]

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Justin Bieber Raises Awareness of Lyme Disease Struggle

Singer Justin Bieber has created a fresh wave of Lyme disease awareness this month by revealing his struggle with Lyme disease, which was mistaken for mental health problems and even drug abuse. On his social media channels, the singer said “I’ve been recently diagnosed with Lyme disease, not only that […]

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Online Shopping: Raise Money for LDUK While you Shop!

LDUK is now registered with easyfundraising and Amazon Smile so if you feel like supporting us as you do your shopping online, here’s everything you need to know and we’d be so grateful! AmazonSmile: AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Amazon donates 0.5% […]

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School Cake Sale in Aid of LDUK!

A huge thank you goes out to Isabella Doyle who very kindly organised a cake stall at her school, Northgate Primary School in Bishop’s Stortford with the help of her sister Eva, family and friends. They raised a whopping £200 and also raised awareness of Lyme disease and how to […]

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Raising Awareness at Bransby Horses Rescue and Welfare

After relocating back from the Middle East in late 2017, my husband and I moved to the lovely village of Sturton-By-Stow just outside of Lincoln. Being an avid Lyme disease awareness raiser & Sturton being semi rural,  I immediately contacted the local Parish Council to ask if they would put […]

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LDUK’s Reaction to Lyme Disease Being Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

2019 has seen some significant progress in the field of Lyme disease with overall awareness increasing, media coverage increasing, the RCGP releasing a Lyme disease toolkit, the NICE Quality Standard being published following the 2018 guideline, charities working together to give a louder voice to sufferers and LDUK’s highly successful […]

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