• Welcome to Lyme Disease UK, a registered charity founded by Lyme disease patients. We are healthcare advocates campaigning for increased knowledge and awareness of Lyme disease and the associated factors.

Welcome to Lyme Disease UK

Awareness Animation

Tick bite prevention and correct removal are crucial when it comes to avoiding Lyme disease. There are a few simple steps you can take to reduce your chances of being bitten by a tick. Watch our awareness animation and read our tips for enjoying the outdoors safely.

Enjoy the outdoors safely - watch our awareness animation

News From the LDUK community

Photo of Botanic Protect tick repellent bottle with a springtime background

Tick Bite Prevention Week 2023

Tick Bite Prevention Week kicks off today and runs from 20-24 March!  This important awareness week is timed to perfection as we enter spring, which is peak tick bite season.  During the course of this week, we will be sharing tips on social media to explain how you can take […]

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Wear Lime For Lyme Day – Take Part With Your Pets

We’re on the countdown to Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May! Every year, we run a national Wake Up To Lyme campaign, which aims to raise awareness of how to prevent tick bites and what you should do if you’re bitten. A key date in the diary is Wear Lime […]

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LDUK Celebrates Its 10th Birthday

Happy Birthday to us, Happy Birthday to us, Happy Birthday to Lyme Disease UK, Happy Birthday to us! It’s our birthday and can you believe it; we’re 10 years old!! As the saying goes, ‘time flies when you’re having fun’! But in our case it’s, ‘time flies when you’re helping […]

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Watch The Blackbird Film

LDUK is delighted to offer free access to the new film, ‘Blackbird – A Story On Lyme Disease’! Blackbird is a new British film following a young woman and her ongoing battle with Lyme disease. It’s a short documentary lasting around 30 minutes, and it covers a broad range of […]

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Light Up For Lyme 2023

We are on the countdown to Lyme Disease Awareness Month this May! Every year, Lyme Disease UK runs an annual ‘Wake Up To Lyme’ campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the illness, how you can prevent tick bites, and what you should do if you’re bitten. With just two […]

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LDUK Presents To Scottish Woodlands’ Health & Safety Committee

Following our recent announcement that Scottish Woodlands has chosen us as their charity of the year, we were thrilled to be invited last month to present to their health and safety committee! Our Press and Community Outreach Manager, Julia Knight, provided the team with an overview of Lyme disease, and […]

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Information For School Nurses

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by the spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi. The infection can spread to humans via the bite of an infected tick. Ticks are most active in early spring and summer but with UK winters becoming warmer and wetter, ticks appear to be active in some parts […]

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Record Sum Raised By Young Fundraiser

We are very proud to announce a record sum raised by a young fundraiser! Over the course of December, 12-year-old Henry Mellin raised £625 from the sale of his hand-made eco Christmas trees! Such a special achievement for a young lad, and one that we will always remember. Henry’s decision […]

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