New combination to treat superbugs? Round robin evaluation – The MUTATE Study (cefepiMe sUlbacTAm sensiTivity tEst study) – UK hospital microbiology laboratories needed to participate

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ANTRUK has been working since its formation in 2014 to deliver new treatment approaches for patients with antibiotic resistant Gram-negative infections. Such infections are on the rise in the UK and around the world; new treatments are urgently needed. As part of an ANTRUK funded programme, Dr David Wareham and his colleagues at Queen Mary, University of London examined 1:1 …

Lilleshall Hall Golf Club, Telford eagle magnificent £4300 to fight superbugs

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Golf club praised for flagging-up antibiotic resistance. Lilleshall Golf Club in Telford has been praised by ANTRUK for being masters of #fundraising and helping to beat what could become the world’s biggest health problem. Everything from hosting an oompah band concert to running a Spanish night complete with a menu of tapas and flamenco, helped the club raise £4300 for Antibiotic Research UK …

New Patient Support Officer Arlene Brailey Joins Us in the Fight Against Superbugs

Colin Garner ANTRUK announcements, Donate, Patient stories

Antibiotic resistance, that is where bacterial infections have become resistant to antibiotic treatment, threatens modern medicine. Nearly all medical treatments rely on effective antibiotics to guard against life-threatening infections. Treatments for cancer, heart disease, organ transplantation, C-sections and cystitis all need antibiotics to work. Our charity is tackling resistance through research into new treatments, educating the public and professionals about …

2019 Events Calendar

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We have some great fundraising events coming up in 2019. This list is being constantly updated so keep an eye out for an event near you. 24 March 2019 – London Landmarks Half Marathon. We still have places to run this event which takes you round some of the most iconic sites in London. The race starts on Pall Mall, finishes by Downing …

2018 Great British Tea Party was our best ever – carry on baking and beat superbugs

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So its nearly all over for 2018, our annual Great British Tea Party held during World Antibiotic Awareness Week (12 – 18 October 2018). Tea Party’s were held up and down the country to raise money for our charity and equally importantly to increase awareness about antibiotic resistance. Our Patron, the Archbishop of York, couldn’t unfortunately attend any of the …

Raise money to fight antibiotic resistant infections while you shop online

Shop Online Today and Raise Money to Fight Superbugs

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Shopping online on Black Friday or Cyber Monday – then why not sign up to fundraising websites that give a percentage of your shop to Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK). It’s painless and you don’t pay more. Donations can range from anywhere between 0.5% and 3% of your shop and its FREE to you. But to take advantage of this amazing …

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017: Donate to Antibiotic Research UK and have your donation DOUBLED

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As part of The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017, donations to Antibiotic Research UK between midday (GMT) on 28th November and midday on 5th December 2017 will be doubled. Click here to be taken directly to the donation page. For one week during The Big Give Christmas Challenge, every pound you give during the appeal will be matched by money …

Medicine risks going “back to the dark ages”

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Medicine risks “going back to the dark ages” without action to spur the development of new antibiotics, according to Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization. Only two new antibiotics have reached the market in the last 50 years and this has already started to have an impact on ordinary people. In May this year, Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) was …