A Kent ‘miracle woman’ has revealed what it is like living with a superbug

Peter Gibson Patient stories

‘Miracle Woman’ Jennifer Baker has survived nearly 50 surgeries after contracting the deadly superbug ESBL. The diagnosis has totally changed the mother-of-four’s life and that of her family who have had to pull together to help her battle for a better life. It all began in February 2013 when Mrs Baker was taken to hospital with a fractured back following …

David Battie giving a talk for Antibiotic Research UK

Antiques Roadshow presenter David Battie: “Antibiotic resistance nearly cost me my leg” 

Peter Gibson Patient stories

David Battie has returned to the Antiques Roadshow where his familiar face can once again be seen offering advice to visitors and valuing their treasured items. His sudden absence from the show back in 2012 created quite a stir. What many viewers and fans did not realise was that his absence was caused by an unfortunate accident that resulted in …

Emily speaking about her chronic antibiotic resistant infection

Introducing Emily Morris, an Antibiotic Research UK ambassador

Peter Gibson Patient stories

At the last Antibiotic Research UK AGM, Emily Morris, an ambassador for our charity, spoke very openly about her experience of living with an antibiotic resistant infection. Emily is a young mother, a daughter, and a fiancée. Antibiotic resistance does not just affect her, but her family, friends, and all those around her. Like Emily, there are thousands of people currently …