The National Screening Committee (NSC) convened a workshop in November 2003 on preventing GBS infection in newborn babies. You can see the presentations from this workshop by clicking here. Discussions from this workshop were used to […]
The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists has produced a one-page summary of their Green Top Guidelines Prevention of Early Onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease (36) November 2003.
The adjournment debate took place in Westminster Hall at 11.00 am on Wednesday, 9th July 2003. This photo shows Craig & Alison Richards, David Cameron MP and Jane & Robert Plumb outside the Houses of Parliament […]
The Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) issued their Green Top Guideline No 36 “Prevention of early onset neonatal Group B streptococcal disease” in November 2003. GBSS’s original recommendations for GBS prevention have clearly been vindicated […]
On 14 May 2003, Mr David Cameron, MP for Witney, tabled an all-party Early Day Motion (EDM) about GBS. You can view the EDM at this link to see who signed. MPs can no longer sign this motion, […]
The CDC has issued some much-anticipated revised guidelines for the prevention of perinatal GBS. In a nutshell, the main change is the recommendation to test all pregnant women at 35-37 weeks’ gestation for vaginal and […]
The Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) issued Interim Good Practice recommendations for the prevention of early-onset GBS infection in the UK. These were produced by the PHLS GBS Working Group and were subsequently replaced by […]