We gratefully acknowledge the generous support provided by the conference sponsors:
Cepheid: Cepheid is dedicated to improving healthcare by pioneering molecular diagnostics that combine speed, accuracy, and flexibility. The company’s GeneXpert® solutions enable world-class PCR testing for institutions of any size. Cepheid’s broad test portfolio delivers actionable diagnostic results across respiratory, virology, sexual health, oncology, human genetics, and infectious diseases. Visit http://www.cepheid.com.
Hologic: Hologic is an innovative global medical technology company primarily focused on improving women’s health and well-being and a specialist in high-volume population screening. By providing early and accurate results, our goal is to minimize doubt and maximize the confidence our customers and their patients have in their decisions and diagnoses. For more information visit www.hologic.com
Leigh Day is a specialist law firm acting exclusively for claimants. We have one of the largest and most experienced teams of medical negligence lawyers.
We have unrivalled experience in running complex and challenging medical negligence cases, and are ranked by legal directories as national leaders in the field.
We have been successfully securing settlements for clients and campaigning for access to justice and patient safety issues for over 30 years.
MinervaX: MinervaX is developing a group B Strep vaccine based on a family of surface proteins found on 99.7% of clinical isolates. It is highly immunogenic, resulting in long-lasting high titres of functionally active antibodies. The vaccine has been tested in 300 healthy adult women and is currently being tested in pregnant women in Africa.
Pfizer: At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development, and manufacture of health care products, including innovative medicines and vaccines. In the UK, Pfizer has its business headquarters in Surrey and is a major supplier of medicines and vaccines to the NHS. To learn more about our commitments, please visit us at www.pfizer.co.uk or follow us on Twitter (@Pfizer_UK), Facebook (@PfizerUK) and Instagram (@pfizeruk).
Slater and Gordon: Slater and Gordon is one of the UK’s leading consumer law firms, committed to delivering exceptional, affordable legal services. With a reputation built on more than 90 years’ experience, we are one of the most successful medical negligence teams in the country, who specialise in all types of medical negligence claims, particularly in birth injury claims. We are committed to pursuing the best outcomes for our clients. We are extremely proud to stand with Group B Strep Support as a trusted legal partner and to support this dynamic charity in continuing its fight for prevention and awareness.
Irwin Mitchell: Irwin Mitchell is proud to be a long-standing corporate supporter of Group B Strep Support.
Through our work, we often see the outcomes from late diagnosis or treatment for group B Strep. As a result, we campaign for testing during pregnancy, and to prevent the early onset of GBS infection.
We understand the importance for both families and healthcare professionals of having access to good quality information about group B Strep. We’re committed to supporting the valuable work of Group B Strep Support by raising awareness, and helping to work towards better outcomes for all.