Astriid – supporting the chronically ill to find work

This week, we’re bringing you an interview with Astriid, an organisation that supports those with long term health conditions in gaining employment. Our patient survey from 2016 found that 50% of those with Lyme were unable to work at all, and around 18% were able to work part time. We know that many sufferers lose […]

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Powerful piece from a Lyme sufferer

During Lyme Awareness Month, we’re sharing blogs that tell the different stories and experiences of Lyme disease sufferers. This is a piece from Sherry Palmer. She contacted Caudwell LymeCo earlier this year. She had been diagnosed with Lyme disease on the NHS, but despite a course of treatment she was still suffering symptoms. She was […]

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Lyme warrior case study – Matt Phipps

During Lyme Awareness Month, we’re sharing some stories of people who have suffered with Lyme disease. These stories demonstrate how it can affect anyone. They also show how many people struggle to get the help they need. Matt’s story Matt Phipps spoke to our Charity Manager, Rosie and shared his story back in March. He’s […]

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Introducing our latest Charity Ambassador

We are grateful to announce a new charity ambassador for Caudwell LymeCo – TV and film actor, Martin McDougall. About Martin Martin McDougall is an Anglo American actor. Born in Edinburgh to a Scottish father and American mother, Martin grew up in New Jersey. In a career spanning twenty-eight years, Martin has worked extensively in […]

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Our free online events in April

We’re delighted to announce some further free events for Lyme patients during the month of April. Friday 9th April, 6pm Following the popularity of our free yoga class last month, we have partnered up with Kayla at Aroga Yoga to bring you a 45 minute online class. Kayla, who herself has suffered from chronic illness, […]

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Exciting new diagnostic test being developed by Uni of Leicester

Scientists at University of Leicester have invented a novel way of detecting Borrelia species in early and late stage Lyme disease patients that could potentially transform Lyme disease diagnostics. How does the test work? The researchers have developed the innovative use of a PCR test that targets the DNA of the Lyme bacteria in blood […]

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design a t-shirt competition

Design our t-shirt competition!

Calling all creatives! Are you interested in fashion, art, or graphic design? Passionate about Lyme disease awareness and/or supporting charities? Then this competition is for you! In readiness for Lyme Awareness Month and especially Wear Lime for Lyme day on Friday 7th May, we’re looking for a creative new t-shirt design for our charity that Lyme […]

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A Year of Challenges for Lyme

Lyme disease research is a cause close to Alex Hamlin’s heart. So, along with his partner and some family members, he has decided to take on an epic year of challenges to raise money for Caudwell LymeCo. And when we say epic, we mean epic! As experienced runners, he knew they needed do something special […]

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Research programme launch – our Innovation Fund is open!

We are thrilled to announce that our Innovation Fund is now open for research funding applications into Lyme disease. About the fund This pioneering fund will see us award small grants for innovative research projects into improving testing and treatment of Lyme disease. The aim is to build capacity within Lyme disease research. We want […]

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Launching our FREE online events for Lyme patients

We’re launching a series of online events for Lyme patients to help inform, inspire and entertain over these dark winter months. Based on the results of a survey we recently shared, we have curated our first two sessions, and they start next week! On Wednesday 27th January 2021 at 6:15pm we’re giving you access to […]

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