The LDA press office creates awareness of Lyme disease through the media. We can arrange interviews with trustees and volunteers and provide case studies and images, as well as factual information.
LDA is a certified member of The Information Standard, meaning that it is a reliable and trustworthy source of health information. The Information Standard is an independent certification scheme for health and social care information which is run by NHS England. It is being replaced by the PIF Tick, to which LDA is also accredited.
Our Fact sheet provides you with the essential background information with text that can safely be used in an article –
- Charity information and contacts
- Lyme disease and symptoms
- Where ticks are found
- How a ticks should be removed
- How Lyme disease is diagnosed
- How it is treated – link to NICE Guideline
- How it can be prevented
LDA issues press releases either about specific events, or to coincide with risky times of year for tick bites. If you would like to be on the distribution list for these releases, please contact the press team.
We can provide a range of high quality images including high-res versions of ticks and rashes. We should be very grateful if you would credit Lyme Disease Action when you use these.
Please get in touch if you would like to be put in touch with a Lyme disease case study and we will do our best.
To get in touch, please contact the LDA press office on our press email address.