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NHS Western Isles is seeking to raise awareness about ticks and Lyme disease with two drop-in sessions and a public meeting.

The events will be an opportunity to learn about the current situation and the epidemiological research undertaken by the Universities of Glasgow and Liverpool.

The drop-in sessions are on Wednesday, February 22, between 10 am and 2 pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, and on Thursday, February 23, between 10 am and 2 pm at Cnoc Soilleir, Daliburgh.

For those who can’t make the daytime drop-ins, there is a public meeting in Balivanich Hall on Wednesday, February 22.

Representatives from the University of Glasgow, the University of Liverpool and NHS Western Isles will attend the public meeting.

Further information can be obtained by emailing the NHS Western Isles Health Protection team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..