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 carer’s and vets on the treatment of resistant bacteria

Whether you’re a pet carer with an infected pet, a person with a serious infection, someone who has concerns about cross infection, an interest in infection control, a farmer, a doctor, a student, vet or vet nurse, BMF is a source of information.

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

Since we began 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. The Bella Moss Foundation is a not for profit charity that relies on donations and volunteers.

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How to Make a Difference
In My Workplace:

Fighting the Battle Against Resistant Infections In Practice

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Watch a video of Jill Moss (president and founder of ‘The Bella Moss Foundation’) talking to vets.tv – BVA about the charity – view video

 

BMF Practice Hygiene Self Audit Tool

Our online audit tool – designed as a thorough, but easy ­to ­use, checklist to help you benchmark how clean your practice is,

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Veterinary Practitioners as Antibiotic Guardians

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All about infections

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Symptoms

If you notice these symptoms report them to your vet immediately. You may be suspicious of a complex and/or resistant infection if you pet has: A wound that will not [&hellip

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Skin Infections & Pyoderma

1. How significant is infected dermatitis to the overall health of a dog? Superficial bacterial skin infections or pyoderma rarely cause significant illness. The clinical signs include itching, pustules, scaling [&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

How we have Helped

18 months ago my beautiful black Labrador Brooke became ill with a cough and a massive ear infection. The ear infection responded to treatment BUT the cough never cleared. My [&hellip

Nicolla – Brooke

Duchess was spayed and micro-chipped. Things went well until one day we noticed a dimed size spot that was bleeding and pussing around the area where dogs usually get microchipped. [&hellip

Duchess

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"“Education is always going to be key in reducing the risk from MRSA and MRSP in veterinary practice. BSAVA has created practice guidelines and made them available to The Bella Moss Foundation, so that together we can share this best practice with all members of the clinical team as well as to pet owners. BMF has worked tirelessly alongside the veterinary profession on the issues around infection control, and this has contributed greatly to an increasing level of awareness. The British Small Animal Veterinary Association hopes that this excellent relationship with the profession continues to generate even greater knowledge and understanding.”"
- Mark Johnston BVetMed MRCVS, BSAVA President 2012-2013

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