Hollyoaks storyline reflects the experience countless families experience, as baby Faith develops a late-onset group B Strep infection. Hollyoaks character newborn baby Faith Hudson-Blake developed a late-onset group B Strep infection while still in hospital. […]
We are looking for our next Chair and new Trustees to join our Board. As Chair or Trustee, you will be passionate about stopping group B Strep infections in babies and improving the lives of […]
We join over 70 health organisations endorsing a statement on the future of health improvement and raising serious concerns with Government about plans to reorganise the public health system. Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) […]
We are pleased to share with you some of the successes the charity achieved with your help, during July’s Strep B Awareness Month: News Media mentions Compared with the previous month, our news media mentions […]
Find out what the charity has been up to in 2020 in our most recent newsletter.
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 […]