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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MRSA in Pigs

In spite of worrying reports of the spread of MRSA ST398 in pigs in Europe and N. America, in two recent, major EU surveys (EFSA 2009, 2010) the UK pig industry was [&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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Treatments

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 [&hellip

How we have Helped

Duchess was spayed and micro-chipped. Things went well until one day we noticed a dimed size spot that was bleeding and pussing around the area where dogs usually get microchipped. [&hellip

Duchess

My son’s 7- month old Weimaraner, McRae, went in for surgery to repair two bone fractures following an accident. In the end, she contracted MRSA from the surgical facility. I [&hellip

Susan – McRae

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