Leaflets & Printed Information Materials

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Leaflets, posters and other materials providing information about group B Strep are available in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format [free from Adobe Acrobat Reader].

You can also order small supplies of hard-copy versions from our online shop which we provide free of charge to families and health professionals. If you are a health professional working in the NHS with new or expectant families or need larger supplies for other reasons, please contact us on 01444 416176 during office hours, or email us at [email protected].

We do not charge families or health professionals for our information materials, but receive no Government or NHS funding. Please help reduce our costs by making a donation here.

If you want to copy or reproduce our information materials, please contact us by email or phone for permission. We require that they are reproduced in their entirety, including crediting the source as Group B Strep Support www.gbss.org.uk.

All of these documents have been approved by the charity’s medical advisory panel.

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Introductory Leaflets:

These concise leaflets list all the key facts you need on group B Strep.

Protect babies from group B Strep infection (2017/05) An introductory leaflet about group B Strep, including details of where the sensitive tests are available privately. 2 sides A5. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

The facts about group B Strep in pregnancy (2014/11) – an introductory leaflet about group B Strep aimed at expectant parents (an update of the leaflet “GBS and Pregnancy”). 8 sides A5. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Congratulations on your baby’s safe arrival (2015/04) – an introductory leaflet about group B Strep aimed at families where a healthy baby has been born and GBS has been found on a surface swab during or after delivery. 8 sides A5. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Understanding your baby’s group B Strep infection (2015/05) – an introductory leaflet about group B Strep aimed at parents of a baby diagnosed with GBS infection. 8 sides A5. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Helping families make informed decisions about group B Strep (2015/02) – a postcard about group B Strep and the work the charity does. 2 sides A6 (postcard size) Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.


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Screening vs a risk based prevention strategy:

Screening will save newborn lives: a case for the introduction of routine screening for group B Streptococcus late in pregnancy (2013/06) – detailed report making the case for routine screening for group B Streptococcus late in pregnancy. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.


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Posters:

Please download our posters and display them and distribute them to your healthcare professionals – the more people who see them, the better.

 

Posters aimed at new & expectant parents:

Pregnant? Are you group B Strep aware? (2014/10) Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Group B Strep Awareness – ‘A simple test to save a life’ (June 2013) Poster for noticeboards summarising key information (Click here to view online. And to download – Landscape PDF Portrait PDF)

 

Posters for health professionals:

Common tests for group B Strep in pregnancy (2014/10) – urine tests, standard swab tests, ECM tests & PCR tests. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Group B Strep in numbers (2014/10) – infographic. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Prevention strategies for early-onset group B Strep infection (2014/10) – summary of screening & risk based approaches. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Risk factors for group B Strep infection in babies (2014/10) Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Symptoms of group B Strep infection in babies (2014/10)  Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Are you Group B Strep aware? (2009/07) Banner heading for display-boards. Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.

Paediatric Prevention Strategy against EOGBS (2010/06)  Click here to view online. Click here to download a PDF.


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Stickers

GBS Alert stickers – good for highlighting that antibiotics should be given in labour against group B Strep. Click here to download a PDF comprising 35 stickers

I am GBS Aware stickers – good for both fundraising events, and in hospitals, for highlighting that a woman has been informed about group B Strep. Click here to download a PDF containing 35 stickers.


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Order Form

We can also post you copies of the information materials above – please email us at [email protected] or call us on 01444 416176 with your requirements (plus your full postal address). You can order the information materials via our shop.

Download an order form here.


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