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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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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Viruses vs Bacteria

The differences between bacteria and viruses Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA Bacteria (singular is bacterium) are one celled living organisms [&hellip

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MRSA in Farm Animals

In 2005, the first report on MRSA in pigs came from The Netherlands. A relation was found between MRSA positive persons and living on a pig farm or working with [&hellip

How we have Helped

I was truly devastated and lost hearing the diagnosis of MRSA. I thought my dog’s life was over. The MRSA was on my dog’s nose and diagnosed with a punch [&hellip

Alaska Sky

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

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