NHS Western Isles, supported by the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN), are
hosting the event which is of particular interest to a wide range of practitioners
involved in the public health aspects of ticks and Lyme disease including public
health professionals, land management staff, ecologists, animal health professionals,
environmental health professionals and clinicians.
Dr Maggie Watts, Director of Public Health, NHS Western Isles, said: “I am looking
forward to working with national experts to reduce the problems caused by ticks throughout
the Outer Hebrides.”