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2016

August

  • LDA conference – Moving forward – a preview of what we are going to hear and discuss
  • NICE – also on the move – the latest developments in the NICE guideline process
  • PHE doctors’ day – some detail of the doctors’ day that Public Health England is holding in Cambridge on 16th September
  • UK activity – a few notable things that have happened in the UK
  • Lyme serology – further insights – summary of a recent ECDC review of LB serology tests
  • ID-Lyme: funding for new test development – funding news of a new test
  • LDA’s activity – a snapshot and where to look for more

April

  • NICE in action - news about the process for NICE guidelines for Lyme disease
  • Epidemiology – it’s all in the mind - how different people view the figures
  • Chronic LB - is it, or isn’t it?
  • Persisting LB following treatment - does it?
  • LDA presenting posters – a couple of posters we have presented at recent conferences
  • The PLEASE trial reports – a preliminary comment on the Netherlands’ trial 
  • Meanwhile, UK research – briefly what is going on here

January

  • A new year underway – progress over the past months.
  • Lyme@JohnCaudwell.com – some observations.
  • Press coverage – links to a few recent examples.
  • and in the BMJ – which had some coverage of Lyme disease.
  • NICE at last – a description of the process.
  • What you can do – help spread the word to doctors.
2015

July

  • LDA Conference 2015 – advance notice
  • Working together – some Nottingham incidents
  • New test development – news and links on tests in development
  • LDA activity in June/July 2015 – what we have been up to
  • Clinician education – what is needed and what we are doing
  • Trust me, I’m a Doctor – an example of how we contribute to TV programmes
  • Further reading – a link to an article on UK B burgdorferi strains

May

  • Details of LDA conference 2015 – speakers and topics
  • RCGP e-learning module on Lyme disease – update on numbers
  • Tick collection – details of a UK tick project
  • A better approach to serology – 2nd article on the limitations of current blood tests
  • LDA activity March-May 2015 – what we did
  • Twitter Activity in May 2015 – a view of how Tweets are propagated

March

  • PHE Lyme disease Open Day – description of speakers and talks
  • Have we progressed? – progress (or not) on the country’s objectives
  • LDA’s February in numbers – a snapshot of what we did in February 2015
  • Treatment of Lyme disease – What do we actually know?

January

  • LDA Conference - preview of topics
  • In the news - Willy Burgdorfer and Canada’s new Federal Framework on Lyme disease
  • UK tick collecting planned – new PhD project using volunteers
  • Also coming up in the UK -conferences and exhibitions
  • Negative Lyme disease serology – a discussion of how this can happen in a case of genuine Lyme disease
  • LDA help desk experience –  what we are experiencing
  • So what are we doing? – current thrust of work

 

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