Sir David learns about the need for improvements to Lyme Disease diagnosis and treatment

On Wednesday 8th February Sir David attended a parliamentary reception to show his support for urgent action to be taken to tackle Lyme Disease. At the event the MP for Southend West met with doctors and patients who are extremely concerned about the current situation in relation to this serious disease. He learnt about the need for improvement – specifically regarding awareness, testing, diagnosis and treatment. Improvements in these areas are crucial, in order to avoid patients developing severely debilitating chronic symptoms unnecessarily, as is currently occurring.