Whether you’re looking after an ill pet, a person with a serious infection, someone who has concerns about how infection spreads, have an interest in controlling infections, are a farmer, a doctor, a student, a vet or vet nurse, the Bella Moss Foundation is a source of information on resistant bacteria like meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), how they spread and how we can control them.
The Bella Moss Foundation communicates on a regular basis with the general public, academic institutions, government departments and leading researchers around the world. We spread our message through our website, leaflets and educational seminars as well as press articles. We do this to save lives and to prevent the spread of infections that are passed between humans and animals.
We collaborate with human and animal health associations and we are part of the One Health Initiative.
Our website is a free educational resource and we have no paid staff.
To find out our story and how we began is here read Bella & Jill’s story
Today is 13 years since I lost my Norman. I have organised a permanent tribute to Norman at the Bay Military Museum in Canvey Island, Essex. If you are ever
Resistant bacteria threat not yet a catastrophe, says charity The Bella Moss Foundation (BMF) has welcomed the attention drawn to the use of antibiotics and antimicrobials by the UK chief
Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is only one of a number of bacteria that can be resistant to lots of different antibiotics. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a relatively common finding in long-standing
Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even
Staphylococcus aureus can also be found in the nose, intestinal tract or skin of a small percentage of normal, healthy horses, although the frequency with which it is found varies
My dog Makena is 10 years old and has always been my little buddy who always seemed to bring joy into my life. She had been sick for some time
This is Malcolm. He is the most wonderful, affectionate, loving, special cat I have ever come across. I rescued him from the RSPCA 6 years ago when he was 3
"Bella’s death was the tip of the iceberg. I watched her suffer and die an unnecessary death, since I have worked tirelessly to help to reduce infection rates in animals. Every day MRSA and other serious infections affect the lives of hundreds of people and pets around the world. Bella has become a famous dog, leaving behind a legacy to other animals. Since Bella’s death we have helped save countless animals’ lives through early detection of MRSA and MRSP."- Jill Moss