The Southampton premiere of an award winning short film to mark World Antibiotic Awareness Week
See the Southampton premiere of CATCH on Tuesday 14th November at
7pm, Lecture Theatre Room 2003, Building 46 (Physics).
Free event/No booking required.
Professor Michael Moore will give a short talk followed by a Question
and Answer session after the film.
Michael Moore is head of group for Primary Care and Population Sciences.
The group have a major strand of work on rational use of antibiotics in
primary care where three quarters of antibiotics are prescribed. They
have published work on the use of near patient tests, clinical scores
and just in case prescribing. Their work has influence national
guidelines and Professor Moore is now a member of the government
advisory board for antibiotic stewardship (APRHAi).
In a near future where all antibiotics have failed, a father, Tom, and
his young daughter, Amy, are quarantined in their house during a lethal
When Amy gets sick, Tom must make an impossible decision: give her up to
the authorities or risk infection himself.
CREATED WITH THE HELP AND BACKING OF LEADING SCIENTISTS IN THE FIELD,
CATCH TAKES A GLOBAL HEALTH CRISIS HAPPENING NOW AND BRINGS THE ISSUE
HOME, PORTRAYING A TERRIFYING SCENARIO THAT IS CLOSER THAN YOU THINK.
THE FILM WAS WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY SCIENCE TELEVISION DIRECTORS PAUL
COOKE AND DOMINIC REES-ROBERTS.
BOTH ARE RECENT WINNERS OF THE WELLCOME TRUST’S EMERGING TALENT
PROGRAMME FOR SCIENCE COMMUNICATORS
Date: Tuesday 14th November 2017
Venue: Lecture Theatre Room 2003, Building 46, (Physics), University of Southampton
Price: Free - no booking required