‘Dear Hubby’ by Jannine Harris

This month’s guest blog is a tribute to Jannine’s husband and to all the carers in the Lyme disease community who support sufferers during their darkest days. It is important to recognise and appreciate what the carers of Lyme disease patients go through in the maze of this complicated illness […]

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Irish Lyme Documentary

‘A must-watch film….thanks for this ….this is worldwide and government denied…then denied by the medical boards..then by the very people that are supposed to care for you’ – Richard Brooke-Powell James Pembroke created the compelling documentary ‘Living with Lyme Disease’ featuring sufferers in Ireland as well as doctors speaking out […]

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Modelling Meets Lyme!

Model Michelle De Feo has been busy raising awareness by teaming up with Front magazine, fellow models, photographers and make up artists to create a warrior inspired Lyme disease campaign. Thank you so much for including Lyme Disease UK and to everyone who worked hard on this project! Watch the […]

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Kirk and Nelly’s Charity Dinners

World renowned chefs Kirk Haworth and Nelly Robinson teamed up to serve up a charity dinner on 20th October 2016 in the prestigious Michelin star Northcote restaurant in aid of LymeAid UK and Vis-à-Vis Symposiums. The evening was a great success, raising over £17,000 for UK Lyme disease charities. They […]

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Vis a Vis Symposium, October 2016

LDUK would like to congratulate the charity Vis a Vis Symposiums on their second symposium which sounds as though it was a wonderful event! Thank you to Joanne Drayson, trustee of the charity, for this summary of the presentations. ‘I know one or two of you will be interested to […]

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A Bout with an Alien Entity

This month’s guest blog is by LDUK group member and osteopath, Robert Hale who describes the sense of invasion that often accompanies Lyme disease and as a health professional, gives a unique perspective on becoming a patient. He blogs at A Quack’s Diary. The experience You are lying in bed, as […]

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MPs meet Lyme Sufferers!

MPs gathered in Room T, Portcullis House on 6th September 2016 for the drop-in meeting to meet Lyme disease sufferers and their loved ones to discuss the very important issues of Lyme disease testing, diagnosis and treatment. It was a chance for LDUK members to share their personal stories and […]

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Chris Packham and Big Tick Project in Wimbledon!

On 2nd September 2016, naturalist and TV presenter Chris Packham will be meeting pet owners on Wimbledon Common as part of the Big Tick Project and to kick off ‘Tick Awareness Month’. He will be giving free talks throughout the day on the dangers of ticks as well as prevention […]

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Travels Through Lyme Disease UK

This month’s guest blog is by Natasha Metcalf, who along with Louise Dean, co-founded Lyme Disease UK. Natasha reflects on how LDUK began, what the group has taught her as well as her personal journey with the illness. The past few years have been a whirlwind and a roller-coaster combined. […]

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‘Getting Better’ by Rico Franchi

  “I’d say that I’m now close to being back to somewhere that resembles my old life. The most important medicine of all was my own mindset. My affirmation was “I’m getting better everyday” – Rico Franchi Singer/songwriter, vocal coach and LDUK group member Rico Franchi has released a charity […]

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