We’re proud to announce that our Virtual Conference Group B Strep in Pregnancy & Babies #GBSconference2021 is taking place on Wednesday, 2 June 2021. This is a must-attend event for anyone interested in group B Strep.
Group B Strep is the leading cause of neonatal sepsis, pneumonia and meningitis in the UK. This one-day virtual conference brings together world-leading international experts to talk about group B Strep prevention policies, different testing options, antibiotic usage, and the progress towards a GBS vaccine.
Our conference Chairs are Edward Morris (President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Chair of Trustees for Group B Strep Support) & Kathryn Gutteridge (President of the Royal College of Midwives and Trustee of Group B Strep Support).
Speakers include Carol J Baker (Professor of Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School, University of Texas, Sabin Gold Medal winner, National Academy of Sciences, USA), Prof Androulla Efstratiou (Imperial College London and Director, WHO Global Collaborating Centre for Diphtheria & Streptococcal Infections) and Prof Anne Mackie (Director of Screening for Public Health England).
We have a really exciting range of speakers and talk topics. There are hugely discounted early-bird rates available – book your tickets soon to benefit! The full programme will be recorded and made available to those who have registered.
Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest in group B Strep and maternity an neonatal care, including:
- Public Health Specialists
- All Health Professionals
- Clinical Negligence Specialists
- Other interested stakeholders