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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Bugs Explained

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 [&hellip

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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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MRSP

What are MRSP and Staphylococcus pseudintermedius? Staphylococcus pseudintermedius is a bacterium that is commonly found on the skin or in the nose or intestinal tract of 50% of more of [&hellip

How we have Helped

Our dog Jessie contracted MRSA on April 15th after going in for a routine spaying operation. The vet said everything had gone well and she should be back to her [&hellip

Katrina Beckett (Norfolk)

My dog Kaylee was attacked by another dog, and contracted MRSA through her open wounds.  Our vets were doing all they could, but the infection was too strong.  I looked [&hellip

Amanda – Kaylee

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