Lyme disease helplines

For more advice and information about Lyme disease, consult the helplines below

NHS Choices – Lyme Disease

Lyme disease

Comprehensive help and information from NHS Choices with links to external websites.

Public Health England – Tick Bite Factsheet

Tick bite factsheet

Ticks can transmit bacteria that cause diseases such as Lyme disease. Although not all tick bites result in disease, it is important you know how to avoid tick bites and to take action if you or your family get bitten. This factsheet provides important health advice and some basic precautions you can take to help you and your family avoid tick bites.

Lyme Disease Action

Tick removal

Lyme Disease Action exists to address the current lack of awareness of Lyme disease. Emails to our Patient Support email address shows that awareness of Lyme disease is low amongst clinicians in the UK as well as the public at large. Our activity is focussed on producing resources for people to use and to pass on, stimulating the increase and spread of knowledge about Lyme disease and tick borne diseases generally. Our well researched leaflets and posters can all be downloaded free of charge and our quarterly newsletters keep everyone informed of what is happening.

NetDoctor – Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a collaboration between committed doctors, health care professionals, information specialists and patients who believe that medical practice should be based on quality-assessed information and, wherever possible, on the basis of the principles of evidence-based medicine. Over 250 of the UK's and Europe's leading doctors and health professionals write, edit and update the contents of In addition to creating written content for the patient these same health professionals respond to users questions and concerns regarding general health concerns.

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