RCGP Lyme Disease Toolkit Launches!

The Royal College of General Practitioners has launched its new Lyme Disease Toolkit which should prove to be a highly useful and accessible resource for GPs, other medical professionals and the general public wanting to learn more about the disease. The Toolkit was developed by Dr Anne Cruikshank (RCGP Clinical […]

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RCGPs’ GP Workshop on Lyme Disease

The Royal College of GP’s Lyme disease Spotlight Project which is funded by the charity Lyme Disease Action and the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation is holding a free GP workshop on November 12th 2018 in Birmingham on “Lyme Disease, PoTS, Syncope and IBD – easily missed diagnoses”. […]

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Upcoming Events

Inverness, ScotlandFriday 17th May8.30pm onwardsLighting up of Ness Bridge for Lyme Disease Awareness MonthNess Bridge, Inverness, Scotland BrightonFriday 31st May12pm-2pmMeet up with LDUK Patient Ambassador Adam Lomax and Caroline Lucas MPPavilion Gardens Café, 29 New Road, Brighton Lyme Protest 2019         The annual Lyme Disease Protest will […]

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Lyme Disease Testing Controversy Continues…

The media interest in Lyme disease has spiked again recently with LDUK group member Emma Horlock sharing her story widely in the Daily Mail, the Liverpool Echo, ITV News and the BBC News. Emma has gone from running her own successful PR firm to spending 22 hours per day in […]

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Questions Posed to Lyme Disease Action

During the recent media coverage of Lyme disease, quotes from Lyme Disease Action provoked some concern amongst LDUK members that the charity wasn’t representing patients accurately. Some of the information given out was called into question as well as the role of the charity. Lyme Disease Action then requested that […]

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New Map of Medicine & UK Guidelines

Public Health England have confirmed that they are to coordinate the development of new UK guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of cases of Lyme disease, They first announced it at the PHE London Conference in October but it’s very reassuring to see it in black and white. “Brooks said guidance […]

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PHE Lyme Disease Conference 2013

Public Health England held a Lyme disease conference in London on 9th October 2013. Speakers included Dr Tim Brooks from the Rare & Imported Pathogens Lab, Dr Matthew Dryden who is running the new national Lyme disease referral clinic in Winchester, Dr Alastair Miller Infectious Disease consultant, The Countess of […]

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