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
Seven outstanding volunteers have completed marathons in aid of the Caudwell LymeCo research fund this year, setting a new record as the first people in the UK to run marathons to raise money for Lyme disease research. Together they have raised tens of thousands of pounds, which will go towards vital research to help find … More Marathon runners set new record for Lyme disease research
Important changes are taking place in 2018 for Lyme disease patients in the UK. Treatment guidelines for Lyme disease The UK now has formal clinical guidelines for Lyme disease for the first time. The NICE guideline has made a number of small but important steps forward in the diagnosis and care of Lyme disease patients … More What do Lyme disease patients need now?
This April, seven volunteers will become the first in the UK ever to run marathons to raise money for Lyme disease research. All the runners are raising donations for the Caudwell LymeCo Charity research fund, and six of the seven have never run marathons before. “These runners are making a real difference by supporting Caudwell … More The first year UK marathon runners raise money for Lyme disease research
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!
Caudwell LymeCo received a press release today about an interesting research paper just published, which reports on an association researchers have found between Morgellons disease and borrelia, the bacteria which cause Lyme disease. Morgellons disease is a poorly understood condition characterized by spontaneously occurring, slowly healing skin lesions containing multicolored filaments and accompanied by symptoms … More Scientific Study Sheds Light on Morgellons as an Infectious Disease
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
Caudwell Lyme conducted a small survey in 2016, on Lyme patients’ spending on nutritional supplements and herbal medications, in collaboration with Britain’s largest patient support group, Lyme Disease UK. Please note: The information and contents of this report may not be reproduced or quoted without acknowledging Caudwell LymeCo charity as the source. The responses reported … More SURVEY RESULTS: UK Lyme patients’ spending on herbs and supplements
A visit to the Health Secretary and CEO of NHS England On 29th February 2016, John Caudwell and Veronica Hughes hand-delivered a selection of thirteen patient case studies to health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and to Simon Stevens, C.E.O. of NHS England. These case studies were selected to demonstrate the serious lack of care available for … More Giving Lyme Patients a Voice
Please note, this survey is now closed. We have received our target 500 responses and we are analysing the results. They will be published in due course. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey. A MESSAGE FROM JOHN CAUDWELL To all those sufferers who have confirmed diagnosed Lyme disease in the UK, could … More PATIENT SURVEY: What does Lyme disease cost the NHS?