Lyme disease NICE guidelines / independent reviews

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Dear Department of Health and Social Care,

On the 26th March 2019, Ms Caroline Dinenage the minister of state made a statement in the House of Commons stating that the Department of Health and Social Care commissioned 4 independent systematic reviews on all the available literature on Lyme disease so that the new NICE guidance could be produced regarding the best diagnostic test and treatment for this disease.

I would like to ask the Department of Health and Social Care to provide me with those 4 independent reviews in PDF form or as direct links to this evidence so that all patients can view this information please.

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Katalin Marian

Department of Health and Social Care

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Dear Ms Marian

Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1172483  ) 

Yours sincerely,

 Dorothy Crowe 

Freedom of Information team
Department of Health and Social Care

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