2015 Blog Posts

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This page has links to all the blog posts from 2015:

Guest Blog: My role as a GBSS Volunteer Ambassador

December 11th, 2015|0 Comments

"I am honoured to be a Volunteer Ambassador for GBSS. In my spare time I do what I can to support the charity to raise funds and awareness. I first became aware of Group B [...]

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.”

November 17th, 2015|0 Comments

So Albert Einstein is reported to have said. He wasn’t talking about the UK’s prevention of group B Strep infection in newborn babies but he could have. In the 12 years since the risk-based prevention [...]

Guest Blog: Research involving recruitment of large numbers of patients is a labour of love!

October 14th, 2015|0 Comments

Written by Dr Karen Morton, Consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, and Founder of Dr Morton’s – the medical helpline© It is exciting that the work undertaken to look at [...]

July is… Group B Strep Awareness Month

June 24th, 2015|0 Comments

The month’s main goal is to generate even more healthy baby success stories. We adore hearing accounts of what we consider to be ideal; Mum took a group B Strep specific (ECM) test, developed [...]

Word of Mum…

May 26th, 2015|0 Comments

 ‘Word of Mum’ Thanks to Bounty’s ‘Word of Mum’ Research Panel1, we recently learned that of the 4,673 new and expectant mums who took part, 53% had NOT heard of group B Strep. 96% believe [...]

And the survey says …

April 29th, 2015|0 Comments

And the survey says…. Would sensitive ‘gold standard’ (ECM) tests for detecting group B Strep carriage be helpful?   From April of 2014 through to January of this year, we conducted a seven question [...]

Auditing the Audit

March 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Auditing the Audit {2015 RCOG audit of current practice in preventing group B Strep infection in newborns}     The first report from The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists 2013-14 audit on (early-onset) [...]