Lyme Disease UK was founded in 2013 by patients Louise Dean and Natasha Metcalf. They both struggled with a lack of support and available information at the time of their diagnoses and recognised the need for a UK based support network to help patients navigate their way through the complexities and controversies surrounding Lyme disease and associated illnesses.
We are a registered charity which exists to support people who are living with the devastating effects of Lyme disease and looking for support and guidance. We are a team of volunteers who work hard to provide support and raise awareness of Lyme disease amongst the UK public and healthcare systems.
We value our sense of community and we encourage anyone who is struggling to join our Online Community via Facebook (closed group – please request to join), where you will meet some of the kindest and most knowledgeable people! You can also follow us on Twitter
Throughout the year, the LDUK team attends public events, meetings and conferences, liaises with other Lyme disease organisations, and campaigns for an increase in knowledge and advancements in patient care.