Great North Run 2020 Team LDUK

After achieving charity status in 2019, LDUK has been lucky enough to secure five places in the Great North Run 2020. We have set up a fundraising page for our supporters here and we would like to take this opportunity to introduce to you our wonderful runners, Tom, Jim, Jeff, […]

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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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Fun Fundraisers

As a charity we rely a lot on the generosity of our Online Community members and the general public to help raise funds to enable LDUK to push for change and create helpful resources. Hosting a fundraiser can be daunting and glossy events featured in the media can create the […]

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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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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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Chronic Christmas by Sophie Ward

It is no lie or exaggeration to say that Christmas can be a very daunting time. There is so much to think about, to balance and to sort out and this is not easy when your mind is in a fog. With the long preparation time, it can seem endless. […]

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Wessex Water Support LDUK!

Wessex Water generously donated to LDUK. Their Critical Sewers Team won the company in-house award ‘Innovation Award’ and the award came with a gift for charity, a donation of £250. LDUK was the lucky recipient and Wessex Water’s Julian Britton share the following with us: “We are a team who […]

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