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Group B Strep is a global issue Group B Strep (GBS or Strep B) is a bacteria carried by around 1 in 4 people. Strep B causes sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis in babies. Most Strep […]
16 July 2020 A national learning report has found failures to follow national guidelines to prevent group B Strep infections in babies. The report was compiled by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) after identifying […]
Group B Strep Support and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have produced an evidence-based group B Strep i-learn module.
Following campaigning from Group B Strep Support, NHS Resolution (the body that handles clinical negligence claims in England) has introduced a series of new learning codes to its claims management system to improve the identification […]
Group B Strep Support and the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) have produced an evidence-based i-learn module on group B Strep that is available free of charge to members of the RCM. Ideally, all midwives […]
Today, Group B Strep Support joined more than 40 leading mental health, family and children’s charities and professional bodies to call on national and local decision-makers to give urgent attention to the wellbeing of babies, […]
Thursday 19/03/2020 – 15:30 Hi everyone, With the global outbreak of COVID-19 affecting us all, I wanted to update you in terms of what we’re doing. As a charity, we are following all the advice […]
As the UK risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) is increased from low to moderate, we appreciate that our supporters may have concerns about mass gatherings. Events like the London Marathon, London Landmarks, Vitality 10k, the Great […]
Given recent news reports that some penicillin-alternative antibiotics (in a group called ‘macrolides’, which includes erythromycin, clarithromycin, or azithromycin) given during pregnancy may lead to malformations in the baby, we want to reassure you that […]