Our CEO Veronica Hughes was asked recently to speak to Stuart George of BBC Radio Stoke about Lyme disease. He was keen to raise awareness of what it is, how to avoid it and how to keep your pets safe as well. The chat with Stoke’s popular radio DJ and journalist was informative and upbeat. … More A talk about Lyme disease
New objectives on Lyme care NICE has launched a new project to develop a quality standard that will define areas for quality improvement for Lyme disease care on the NHS, and Caudwell LymeCo’s Chief Executive Veronica Hughes was asked to join the committee as a specialist on Lyme disease. The committee, whose members included doctors, … More What is the Quality Standard for Lyme disease?
How long have you been working in fundraising? I’ve been a fundraiser for six years now. I started as a Fundraising Administrator at Birmingham Hippodrome, where we raised money for a programme of education and outreach work with vulnerable and hard to reach communities. I worked up to Fundraising Executive level, looking after the everyday … More Meet Rosie, our new fundraising manager
As many of you know, our founder and spokesman John Caudwell has given regular television and newspaper interviews on the topic of Lyme disease. He found the courage to open up about the suffering that this disease has caused eleven members of his family. He has even shared the heartbreaking story of his son Rufus, … More A good news story – help us spread the message
WHAT IS THE CAUDWELL LYMECO 1,000 BRACELET CHALLENGE? Our challenge is simple. WE WANT 1,000 PEOPLE WEARING LYME DISEASE AWARENESS BRACELETS! Donate £5 for research and tell others how to keep safe. WHAT IS LYME DISEASE? Lyme disease can hit anyone at any time. You can catch it from the bite of an infected tick … More Caudwell LymeCo launches the 1,000 Bracelet Challenge
Recently, philanthropist John Caudwell announced that he was offering to donate “a million pounds plus” to be used for Lyme disease research, and reminded everyone that he hopes his own philanthropy will inspire others to do their own part, too. 22-year old biology graduate George Peirson has vowed to do just that. Not one to … More “Ironman” George raises money for research after brother struck down by Lyme disease
If you’re like most people, you’ve probably shopped online from Amazon now and then. A few of us here at Caudwell LymeCo buy almost everything from Amazon! Now you can make a difference by funding Lyme disease research with the things you’re already buying. Follow the instructions below. The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5%, … More Use Amazon Smile to support the Caudwell LymeCo Research Fund
By John Caudwell, Chairman of Caudwell LymeCo Charity Lyme disease is one of the most serious public health threats that we face today. It is far more prevalent than people realise and is causing many different debilitating conditions, ranging from memory loss to life-threatening heart problems. For decades now, those suffering with this devastating disease … More My view on the development of a Lyme disease vaccine