Duncan presses Health Minister on Lyme disease treatment

From the Western Daily Press:

A man infected by ticks has been carrying out "drug runs" to Europe because the medicines he requires are not available on the NHS, the MP for Chippenham has said.

Liberal Democrat Duncan Hames asked yesterday for ministerial talks to ensure continuing treatments for Lyme disease are on offer, adding that figures suggest people living in the South West of England are three times as likely to contract the infection.

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