Suf­ferer seeks bet­ter Lyme dis­ease care

Evening Express (City Final) - - Cat Cubie -

A LYME dis­ease suf­ferer has taken her fight for bet­ter treat­ment to the Scot­tish Par­lia­ment.

Lor­raine Mur­ray spoke at the public pe­ti­tions com­mit­tee in Holy­rood on be­half of Tick-borne Ill­ness Cam­paign Scot­land.

A new pe­ti­tion urges MSPS to im­prove test­ing and treat­ment.

Mrs Mur­ray, 45, of Montrose, has been al­most house­bound since be­ing bit­ten by a tick in 2014. The for­mer fit­ness in­struc­tor said be­ing heard at Holy­rood was a “huge step for­ward”.

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