UK Registered Charity 1122246 This website would not be possible without the kind help of Tony Martin of the “AV Martin Charitable Foundation”

Educating, supporting, pet carers and vets on the treatment of resistant bacteria

Who we offer support to:

· Pet carers with an infected pet,

· Someone who has concerns about cross infection,

· A farmer, a doctor, a student, vet or vet nurse, with an interest in infection control

 

Our vision is a world where multi resistant bacteria are a rarity

Since we began in 2007 we have helped to save thousands of animals lives with early detection of MRSA and other infections, and helped to educate veterinarians and nurses on the risk factors of transmission of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) / Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus

Pseudintermedius (MRSP). The Foundation is a not for profit charity relying on donations and volunteers.

Our Mission is to educate and support vets and pet owners on the treatment and prevention of resistant bacteria. Our vision is to eradicate the risk posed by resistant bacteria to humans and animals

 

Our Goals

Good Health is all about preventing infections:

Highlighting best hygiene practice in veterinary medicine

Offering support/advice to people whose pets have antibiotic resistant and other serious infections

Promoting responsible use of antibiotics

Educating on the risk of how bacteria are spread

What you can do 

Pet owners please take our short survey, give your vets our posters for their reception download our poster

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Veterinary Practitioners as Antibiotic Guardians

BMF collaborates with Public Health England, European antibiotic awareness day, Antibiotic Guardian, Veterinary Medicines Directorate, and British Veterinary Association

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All about infections

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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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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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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

Rupert – 30 December 1996 – 11 December 2004 Rupert came to live with us at just over 7 weeks old, a bundle of woolly fur weighing over a stone [&hellip

Cheryl Burston

Jasmine was a healthy 6 month old kitten and as responsible pet owners, we felt it was right to take her to the vets to be spayed. We had had [&hellip

Jasmine

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"This initiative marks a new chapter in both the work of The Foundation and the global effort to improve health across human, animal and environmental boundaries, and one which I am proud to support.

The Bella Moss Foundation works in collaboration with the British Veterinary Associations and veterinary schools to improve infection control, knowledge and practice. Now The Foundation has joined with what is perhaps the most significant development in the global struggle against resistant bacteria; the One Health Initiative. www.onehealthinitiative.com"
- Peter Purvis - BMF Honorary Patron

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