Trusted information on a staph infection, including what it is, who is at risk, how you get it, treatment and prevention, plus links to other resources.
Staph skin infection
Information on staph skin infections, what they are, the different types, treatments, prevention and when to get help.
Invasive staph infections
Trusted information on invasive staph infections including the different types, prevention, when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.
Abscesses are painful collections of pus that builds up under the skin, in or between an organ. Find out more about abcesses on our trusted partner pages.
What causes cellulitis
Cellulitis is caused by bacteria.
Folliculitis is an inflammation affecting the hair-producing pores on your skin. Learn about causes, treatments and how to help prevent it.
Boils are painful, red, pus-filled lumps in your skin. Learn more about causes, treatment and how to prevent them from spreading.
Here’s important information about what antibiotics treat and don’t treat, an explanation of 'superbugs' and how antibiotic resistance can be reduced.