This website would not be possible without the kind help of Tony Martin of “The Anthony V. Martin Charitable Foundation”. We would like to express our gratitude to the AV Martin Charitable Foundation for their generous contribution which paid for the programming and design of the new look of The Bella Moss Foundation website.
Richard West designed the website. He has given hours of his free time, more than we could have ever asked for, and we are very grateful to him and hope people seeing this website will want to offer him projects in the future – email richard
Jonathan Hamilton has programmed the entire site and we are grateful for all the hours he has spent – email jonathan
The Bella Moss Foundation is only as good as the information that we provide. Without the help of our clinical advisors we would have no content for this website. Our board of clinical advisors have all contributed material for this website.
Annette Loeffler BMF advisor (RVC) for her contribution for caring for your infected pet and for her video contribution for the veterinary website.
Professor David Lloyd BMF advisor (RVC) for his video and print contribution for veterinary educational pages.
Tim Nuttall BMF advisor (University of Liverpool) for his time in writing and editing our pet carer and veterinary content .
Dr Scott Weese BMF advisor (University of Guelph) for contribution to MRSA in horses, MRSP and overseeing our veterinary content.
Mike Jessop BMF advisor and Pam Mosedale, for their contribution for developing material for the veterinary profession on ‘My Practice’, infection control and the role of clinical audit in practice.
Louise O Dwyer (BMF nurse educator) for her contribution to both the pet carer and veterinary website, providing general background information and photographs.
Elaine Pendlebury, senior veterinary surgeon PDSA (people’s dispensary for sick pets) . Elaine has spent hours helping to collate photographs and material to help educate pet carers on keeping pets healthy. We would like to express our gratitude to the PDSA for help in collaborating this website.
Adrian Ward from Vétoquinol & the practices that helped out, for providing us with original photographs illustrating use of antibiotics in practice.
Richard Allport for his contribution to the pet carer pages on keeping pets healthy.
Larry Roberts (Idexx veterinary diagnostic laboratories) for his time and advice for veterinarians on testing and sampling of MRSA in practice.
Paul Manning (Aston Lee Veterinary Practice) for his help in writing Good Communication for the veterinary website.
Again thank you to our clinical advisors for giving up their time to be interviewed and to the PDSA and Royal Veterinary College for providing a venue for our filming.
The video answers could not have been developed without the help of Random Download Productions, and in particular, director and filmmaker David Tom. Random Download Productions is part of Gwynplaine Films Ltd. They specialise in high quality but cost- effective corporate, promotional and music video. To find out more go to www.randomdownload.co.uk.
Thank you to the following for their contribution to the Livestock area.
Dr Giles Edwards BMF advisor, MRSA Scottish Reference Laboratory for his review of MRSA in Livestock.
John Fitgerald (RUMA) for overseeing the Livestock information and for his collaboration with information.
David Burch (Octagon Services) for his help in providing literature on MRSA in pigs.
Veterinary Medicines Directorate for their collaboration for content for the livestock and veterinary pages.
Kirsty Haldane Kirsty is currently working towards a PGDE in Secondary Biology at The University of Glasgow. She has previously studied at The University of Edinburgh where she completed her BSc (hons.) in Biological Sciences with honours in Evolutionary Biology, and her MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare.
Megan Goodhill for her help with compiling information for our website.
Sarah Banbury for help in researching fundraising ideas.
Sadly we have lost three of our treasured advisors, but their work lives on through this website and through our educational material. View our loving memory page to read more
The late Tony Sarma for his contribution to our educational material for pet owners on resistant bacteria.
The late Tracy Mayne who helped us with all material for veterinary nurses.
The late Nick Mills who kindly helped us with www.veterinarynursetrainingonline.org and provided educational material for vets on MRSA in practice.
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