We are seeking a new Chair of Trustees

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A fantastic opportunity to join a new, rapidly expanding charity dealing with a problem of global significance has arisen. Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK), the world’s first charity tackling bacterial antibiotic resistance is seeking a new Chair of the Trustees to succeed the current chair who will be retiring in Autumn 2019. Antibiotic resistance, where infectious bacteria become resistant to antibiotics …

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 …

Reflections on our 2018 Annual Lecture event celebrating the 90th anniversary of the discovery of penicillin

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Now that I (Colin Garner, Chief Executive) have got my breath back, I thought it worth putting down a few thoughts and reflections about the 2018 Annual Lecture event held in Portcullis House, Palace of Westminster. The event is held in this venue since we hope that members of the Commons and Lords might attend. Other than my local MP …

We are looking for new Education Committee Members to help us tackle antibiotic resistance

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Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK) is a small but rapidly growing charity fighting bacterial antibiotic resistance. Our mission is to develop new antibiotic therapies, educate the public and professionals about antibiotic resistance and provide patient information for those affected. The ANTRUK Education Committee advises on all educational activities on behalf of the charity, working with our members, the public and professionals …

We are looking for Trustees to help our growing charity – get involved in fighting antibiotic resistance

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Imagine a world without antibiotics when even a simple scratch could kill. Feeling anxious that the next time you may have to have surgery that you pick up an untreatable infection. Every day in the United Kingdom around 30 people will die from an antibiotic resistant infection with many more having to be given potent antibiotics. In 2016 over one …

2018 Events Calendar

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In addition to the great sporting events which our supporters are involved in -see https://www.antibioticresearch.org.uk/calling-runners-cyclists-help-fight-antibiotic-resistance-antruks-2018-sporting-events-programme/ please note these other events to put in your diary. 1 March 2018 – lunch at the Merchant Taylors Hall, York with our patron the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. A few tickets are still left for this event which can be obtained by contacting …

Calling all runners and cyclists – help fight antibiotic resistance – ANTRUK’s 2018 Sporting Events Programme

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Did you know that antibiotic resistance threatens modern medicine. Without effective antibiotics most modern day medical treatments would become more risky if not impossible. Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK) is the world’s first and only charity fighting antibiotic resistance. Help us raise money towards our mission of research, education and patient support. If antibiotics stop working even a simple graze or …

The Antibiotic Research UK Great British Tea Party 2017 - 18th November 2017

The 2017 Great British Tea Party is almost here

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Take part in the Great British Tea Party and raise valuable funds for research, education and patient support! On Saturday 18th November 2017, Antibiotic Research UK will be hosting its annual Great British Tea Party, which will coincide with European Antibiotic Awareness Day. This year’s Great British Tea Party looks set to be bigger and better than ever! This is …

Don’t miss ANTRUK’s Bark de Triomphe

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On Tuesday 1st August 2017, Beverley Racecourse will be raising money for ANTRUK in the Bark de Triomphe, as part of their Roll Up Roll Up race day. This circus-themed day is sure to be great fun for the all the family, with circus skills workshops, funfair rides, and horse-racing. You can look forward to a variety of incredible circus …

London Marathon 2017: Q&A with Ben Blackwell

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After his exhausting run in the London Marathon on Sunday 23 April 2017, Antibiotic Research UK caught up with Ben Blackwell, who ran the 26.2 miles on behalf of our charity, along with his brother Marc. We found out how Ben got on with his training and the reasons he had chosen to run on our behalf. Please thank Ben …

Sarah Glover Cycling Challenge

Calling All Cyclists: ANTRUK welcomes you to join the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire team

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Dental surgeon and ANTRUK volunteer, Sarah Glover is organising a team of cyclists for the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire on 30th April 2017. A team of 12 is already in place and there are 50 places to fill, so if you are interested in being part of the team, please do get in touch. The goal is to raise £150 …