Recorded on 2 June 2021 – available online until 3 Sep 2021 #GBSconference2021
Our 2021 Virtual Conference Group B Strep in Pregnancy & Babies was 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 brought 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 were 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 included 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).
The conference was approved by the Royal College of Pathologists for 6 CPD credits.
The conference was recorded, and the recordings are available to those who register
Who should attend? Anyone with an interest in group B Strep and maternity and neonatal care, including:
- Public Health Specialists
- All Health Professionals
- Clinical Negligence Specialists
- Other interested stakeholders
Register to access the full programme recordings until 2345 BST on 3 September 2021.
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for future GBSS events, please contact our Trusts & Philanthropy Manager, Hiddy Denizer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 0330 120 0806