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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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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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

Maple our beautiful bouncing boxer went in for a TPLO operation on 19th July 2006. We were not at all worried about it as she had gone through the same [&hellip

Sue and Phil Purver (Hertfordshire) – Maple

Freya is our 2 1/2 year old Doberman. On the 16th September 2007, she was running to pick up her toy in the park and as she turned to come [&hellip

Chris and Julie – Freya

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