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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Lyme Disease or Lymes Disease?

Many names, one disease You may have heard many different variations of the name ‘Lyme disease’, including Lymes disease, Lyme’s disease, Borreliosis and Lyme Borreliosis. We hope this post helps to clear up any confusion surrounding the correct name. The infectious agent that causes Lyme disease is technically a bacteria […]

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Local Patient Support Groups

There are regular as well as occasional local face to face patient support groups (not run by LDUK), happening around the UK. Keep checking back to see if there’s one happening near you! These groups give patients and carers the opportunity to meet people in a similar situation nearby, make […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by a spirochetal bacteria known as Borrelia. It is most commonly transmited through the bite of an infected tick. It is possible for a mother to pass the disease on to her unborn child and more research is […]

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