UK Lyme Disease Protest 2016

LDUK members were involved in two protests this year – one in Bath and one in London. The 10 aims of the protests can be found here. The events achieved unprecedented media attention with patients being interviewed around the country in newspapers, on TV and on local radio shows as […]

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AONM Lifting the Veil III Conference

  On 15th May 2016, the Academy of Nutritional Medicine hosted the third event in their ‘Lifting the Veil’ series of conferences which look into important questions surrounding chronic diseases. It was an extremely well attended event with international doctors and scientists delivering extremely thought-provoking and enlightening presentations. It was […]

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Caudwell Lyme Disease Website Launches!

We are delighted to announce that Caudwell Lyme Disease charity has now launched its website which can be found here. Congratulations to John Caudwell and CEO Veronica Hughes for producing such an informative resource which gives patients a much needed voice and tells the story of so many Lyme disease […]

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Such a Long Journey – Shalina Agarwal

Shalina writes a blog on living with Lyme disease called ‘Down with Lyme’. She honestly discusses mistakes she’s made along the way and shares advice she would give others at the beginning of their own battles with Lyme disease. My entry into the ‘Lyme World’ took place about 3 years […]

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Tick Repellents; Literature Review and Tips – Dr Nicola Seal

Dr Nicola Seal is an entomologist who has worked on developing insect repellents. Here she gives us the results of her literature review on the effectiveness of different repellents for ticks. Spring is here! Unfortunately, so are ticks. The little blighters are starting to come out to bite in force […]

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Caudwell Lyme Disease Surveys: Results Sneak Peek!

John Caudwell, British philanthropist and entrepreneur, has set up a new Lyme disease charity, Caudwell Lyme Disease to push forward important changes in the way Lyme disease and associated co-infections are diagnosed and treated in the UK. Caudwell Lyme Disease currently has two surveys running. The first one is designed […]

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Upcoming Events

Please bookmark this page for forthcoming events relevant to UK Lyme patients and their loved ones.

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A Naturopathic Approach to Chronic Lyme Disease – Sonia O’Donnell

This month’s Guest Blog is by Sonia O’Donnell from NTA Clinics who explains how alternative and naturopathic treatment for Lyme disease differs from conventional medicine’s approach. At LDUK, we don’t recommend or endorse any particular clinic or treatment but we aim to highlight all options available so that people can make […]

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NICE Lyme Disease guidelines – Stakeholder Workshop & Draft Scope

On 23rd February 2016, representatives from Lyme Disease UK attended a scoping workshop hosted by NICE as part of the first stages of the new Lyme disease guidelines formation. The workshop involved an introduction to the guidelines writing process and a chance to meet the chairperson. Group discussions were held […]

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Vis-a-Vis Symposiums

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new UK based charity, Vis-a-Vis Symposiums. The first London Tick-Borne Disease Symposium was privately funded and held in June 2014 and now that the charity has been established, the aim is to hold regular educational events on this subject. Patrons include […]

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