Further resources

Find out more about how breaking the chain of infection and practicing good personal hygiene can help against antibiotic resistance with these expert resources:


Aston University

The School of Life & Health Sciences at Aston University carries out extensive research into the causes and ramifications of antibiotic resistance.

Headed by Professor Anthony Hilton, the faculty has also conducted trails incorporating antimicrobial technology in healthcare environments.

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e-Bug

An extensive resource for learning providers of junior, senior and young adult levels of education.

Recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, e-Bug provides games, quizzes and fact files about microbes and antibiotics.

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International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH)

The International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH) is the leading scientific authority on home hygiene.

The IFH focuses its activities on actions that members of a household can undertake around the home to reduce the risk of infectious diseases and illness.

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NHS Choices

The official website of the National Health Service provides a comprehensive range of resources related to health and wellbeing.

With articles, videos and healthchecker tools the website aims to help you make the most of your health whislt understanding the services provided by the NHS.

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The Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SoFHT)

SoFHT is an independent board of food safety specialists advising on the current best practice and technologies available for those who work anywhere in the food chain.

As well as being an authority figure in the field, SoFHT provides e-learning and food safety training to ensure that food is safe from farm to fork.

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The Hygiene Doctor

Dr Lisa Ackerley has been a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner for over 25 years and shares her advice on home hygiene and food safety on The Hygiene Doctor website.

A regular on radio, TV and print, Dr Lisa provides expert knowledge on all things from how to cook food safely to keeping your house clean.

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World Health Organization (WHO)

Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

WHO aims to ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink and the medicines and vaccines they need.

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