The All Party Parliamentary Group for Lyme disease meeting with patient representative groups

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Lyme disease hosted a ’round table’ meeting for Lyme disease patient group representatives in the House of Commons on Tuesday 23rd January 2018. Caudwell LymeCo was represented at the meeting by the charity’s Chief Executive Veronica Hughes, to outline the charity’s requests for the parliamentary group to consider. … More The All Party Parliamentary Group for Lyme disease meeting with patient representative groups

UK Government’s Independent Enquiry into Lyme Disease

Origin of the Independent Enquiry Back in spring 2016, the founder and sponsor of Caudwell LymeCo Charity, John Caudwell, and the charity’s Chief Executive, Veronica Hughes, met Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and the CEO of NHS England Simon Stevens to talk about the problems surrounding lack of diagnosis, lack of treatment and therefore inadequate care … More UK Government’s Independent Enquiry into Lyme Disease

Fundraising Triathlon for Lyme disease Research

When the Wintour family found out that one of their sons, Adam, had Lyme disease, they decided to do something constructive about it. So they organised the Bowood House Triathlon. The tireless organiser, Laura, press-ganged most members of the connected Broadhurst, Wintour and Lambton families into participating – somewhat against their will, we have been … More Fundraising Triathlon for Lyme disease Research

How to raise money for Lyme disease research without giving anything!

You can now raise money for desperately needed Lyme disease research without actually donating a penny. All you have to do is some online shopping! Go to the Easyfundraising.com Caudwell LymeCo page. Sign up as a Caudwell LymeCo Charity supporter. Download the Easyfundraising browser button, so you remember to go to your shopping websites VIA the easyfundraising … More How to raise money for Lyme disease research without giving anything!

PRESS RELEASE: New website identifies 12 dangers of the British Countryside

PRESS RELEASE 12 May 2017 NEW WEBSITE IDENTIFIES 12 DANGERS OF THE BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE A new website has been launched to educate the British public about the serious dangers the countryside contains, with twelve being highlighted for particular attention. Enjoythecountryside.com sees two non-profit organisations, Caudwell LymeCo charity and Lyme Disease UK, collaborate to raise awareness … More PRESS RELEASE: New website identifies 12 dangers of the British Countryside

NICE Guidelines Committee for Lyme Disease

Caudwell Lyme Disease CEO, Veronica Hughes, has been offered a position as a lay member of the NICE guidelines committee for Lyme disease. The committee will meet regularly for approximately the next two years, to evaluate and discuss published research on Lyme disease and use this as the basis for new, evidence-based treatment guidelines for … More NICE Guidelines Committee for Lyme Disease

The UK government’s Independent Lyme disease reviews: a discussion with Prof. Chris Whitty

John Caudwell and Veronica Hughes met Professor Chris Whitty and scientific colleagues at the Department of Health on 23rd May 2016. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the independent enquiry into Lyme disease which Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, and C.E.O. of NHS England Simon Stevens, have asked Professor Whitty to commission following their … More The UK government’s Independent Lyme disease reviews: a discussion with Prof. Chris Whitty

A visit to the Rare and Imported Pathogens Laboratory

John Caudwell and Veronica Hughes visited Public Health England’s scientific campus at Porton Down in Wiltshire, including a tour of the Rare and Imported Pathogens Laboratory (RIPL) where the specialist Lyme disease testing for England and Wales is carried out at the request of NHS doctors. We met Professor Derrick Crook, Director of PHE’s National … More A visit to the Rare and Imported Pathogens Laboratory

SURVEY RESULTS: Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment on the NHS

Caudwell LymeCo charity ran a survey of UK Lyme disease patients from February to April, 2016. The survey asked patients about the care they had received for their Lyme disease on the NHS. We have produced a PDF document which gives the aggregated responses to each question in the survey. Please note: The information and … More SURVEY RESULTS: Lyme disease diagnosis and treatment on the NHS