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LDA Conference 2018

We are getting ready for this year’s conference. Some interesting speakers already confirmed – local, national and international.

Venue: University of Exeter

Date: Saturday 1st September

The theme this year is “Life after NICE”¬† and we shall be discussing where we go from here – opportunities, pitfalls and obstacles.¬† Come and discuss with an engaging set of speakers and meet up with friends old and new.

Accommodation is available on site – both B&B and room only – and we shall be meeting for an evening meal the night before.

See current details of pricing, booking etc.



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The Lyme rash

The rash is red, roughly circular and spreading outwards.

It is called erythema migrans (EM): erythema for red and migrans for spreading.

It may clear in the middle as it gets bigger. It is not normally itchy, hot or scaly.

See our rashes page for other images.

To help your doctor to take the possibility of Lyme disease seriously, see our page

Resources / For the public.

This has information expelling some myths and also links to official documents that will help.

What we do

We are a charity dealing with Lyme disease throughout the UK. We provide accredited information that you can trust; for the public, patients and health professionals. Find out the facts here on

We raise awareness, provide free leaflets and lobby for improved services. See what we have been doing recently. We hold an annual conference. See the LDA conferences page for details of our next conference in Devon in September 2018.