2015 conference presentations

The 14th LDA Conference was held this year on 15th September at Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge. All the speakers’ presentations are now available to download in PDF format. See the conference page here

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Responding to The Times

On 29th September a letter was published in The Times newspaper by a retired medic, where he promoted a view of Lyme disease that we felt was outdated and not supported by the evidence. We duly wrote to The Times to point out the factual errors. Our letter was not published, so we asked why. [...]

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Kirsty McAllister’s Sponsored Skydive

Kirsty has a friend fighting Lyme disease, and is raising money with a sponsored skydive on Sunday 29th March. We wish her well – please support her by visiting her MyDonate page.

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Sian Thomas raises £712.50

As previously reported, Sian completed a series of long distance runs – 5km, 10km and culminating in the Cardiff half-marathon in October. Not only did she successfully complete the runs, despite being “not a natural runner”, but she surpassed the total she set and raised the fantastic sum of £584, increased to £712.50 with Gift [...]

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LDA/RCGP Training module for GPs

LDA has been working with the Royal College of General Practitioners to produce an on-line training module on Lyme disease. This is launched today – funded by LDA through donations. It is available free to all GPs and other health professionals, whether or not they are members of RCGP. The course is evidence-based, but acknowledges [...]

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Sian Thomas Long Runs!

Sian Thomas ran the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 5th October, and is also taking part in a number of other 10km runs. Sian says, “I’m not a natural runner, so this will be a challenge for me! I would love your help in reaching my fundraising goal and to help support LDA.” This is [...]

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Stewart Bint goes the extra mile… or four!

Author Stewart Bint from Desford in Leicestershire completed a 10km barefoot walk in Coventry on Sunday 20th July to help raise funds and awareness of Lyme disease in honour of an American friend who is suffering from it. Not only did Stewart spend the two months before the walk barefoot, it seems somebody misjudged the [...]

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Writer Stewart Bint walks 10km barefoot

Stewart Bint is taking part in a 10km barefoot walk (in fact, no shoes are allowed in the event!) around Coventry War Memorial Park on 20th July to raise money for LDA and to help raise awareness of Lyme disease in the barefoot community. For more details see the Sponsored Events page or go straight [...]

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Kelvin Fraser cycles the Etape Loch Ness

On 4th May, Kelvin will cycle this 66-mile route around Loch Ness to raise money for LDA. Read more on our Sponsored Events page or visit Kelvin’s MyDonate page.

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Kerry White is running a half-marathon

After a relative contracted Lyme disease an dhad difficulty getting treatment, Kerry White has decided to run the “Run to the beat” half-marathon around Greenwich Park in London on Sunday 8th September to raise money for us. This wil be a great achievement, so please support Kerry.

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