UK Registered Charity 1122246 This website would not be possible without the kind help of Tony Martin of the “AV Martin Charitable Foundation”

Our Vision

A world where multi resistant bacteria are a rarity

 

Our Mission

To educate, support veterinary professionals  and pet carers on the treatment and prevention of multi – resistant bacterial infections

 

Our Goals

Good Health is all about preventing infections in this way:

Highlight best hygiene practice in veterinary medicine.

Offer support/advice to people whose animals have multi-resistant infections.

Promote responsible use of antibiotics.

Educate about the development and spread of multi-antimicrobial resistance between humans and animals.

 

In order to achieve our goals we

• Support, inform, advice, and educate people whose animals develop, or are at risk of developing, multi-antimicrobial resistant infections. In addition, support people who have infections and concerns about cross infection in the home.

• Offer educational  information on prevention of multi-antimicrobial resistant infections.

• Provide up-to-date information and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to vets and vet nurses.

• Provide direct access to our clinical specialists to support veterinary professionals.

• Collaborate with human and animal healthcare organizations to disseminate the latest academic research in multi-antimicrobial resistance.

Engage with parliamentary groups to promote the foundation’s activities on animal health and welfare issues.

Did you know...

Those who work in health settings, including vets and veterinary practice staff, may have a higher risk of carrying MRSA than the general population.

All about infections

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Testing for MRSA

How do we test for MRSA? The only way to identify MRSA is to take a sample and analyse it in a laboratory. A culture can identify the bacteria and [&hellip

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How Bacteria are Spread

Humans and animals all carry their own specialised colonies of bacteria. These are generally harmless in the normal course of events and serve to prevent the growth of alien bacteria [&hellip

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Skin Infections & Pyoderma

1. How significant is infected dermatitis to the overall health of a dog? Superficial bacterial skin infections or pyoderma rarely cause significant illness. The clinical signs include itching, pustules, scaling [&hellip

How we have Helped

In November of 2008, our 2 year old yellow lab, Heisman, was diagnosed with a torn cruciate ligament in her right leg. After extensive research about the options before us, [&hellip

Gwen – Heisman

We adopted Bear, a five year old Shih Tzu in March of 2006. In January 2008 I felt what seemed to be a cyst below his shoulder, and the vet [&hellip

Fritzie Maddock – Bear

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