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September 27, 2019, 9:17 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

That’s us...!

Testing specifically for group B Strep carriage is becoming more widely available within the NHS - it's available privately from £35.

#groupBStrep #GBSaware

September 26, 2019, 7:01 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Dr. Chris Steele on GBS...

Watch Dr Chris Steele MBE, our patron, explaining what group B Strep is and how most of these infections can be prevented

September 25, 2019, 1:16 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Get yours, dispatched for free and with no obligation at
Fee of £35 payable directly to the laboratory only if you choose to take the test.

#GroupBStrep ECM (gold standard) tests are not routinely available at all NHS Trusts.

Tests following method recommended by Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and Public Health England ... See more

September 24, 2019, 9:56 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Absolutely tragic. Why oh why aren’t women routinely tested???

Brave mother speaks out after her baby died from #groupBStrep infection, yet

"a simple swab during pregnancy could have shown Dawn was carrying the bacterium, and antibiotics given to her before ... See more

September 9, 2019, 9:41 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Why guess?

Most group B Strep infections in newborn babies can be prevented by giving IV Penicillin in labour to women who carry the bacteria.

#WhyGuess #GBSaware

Please share to help ... See more

September 8, 2019, 7:48 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Please save and share - you could save a life...

Knowing the signs of group B Strep infection can save babies' lives. Like & Share #GBSaware #SavingBabiesLives

September 4, 2019, 8:44 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Ooh what a fab opportunity if you are local...

We're hiring! Do you enjoy admin & social media? Do you want to make a difference?

If you have excellent admin skills, a fab telephone manner + the ability to work as part of a team & independently ... See more

September 4, 2019, 4:16 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

And why can’t the UK do this...??

Taiwan introduced antenatal screening for group B Strep in 2012 and has seen a fall in early onset GBS infection of 80%.

Congratulations Taiwan!

Read more at ... See more

August 24, 2019, 12:11 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

This is the ONLY test we offer. It’s free to get the test and you only pay when you send the test to the laboratory...

The ECM test, designed specifically to detect group B Strep carriage, is much better at finding GBS than a standard HVS.

#GBSaware #groupBStrep ... See more

August 16, 2019, 8:16 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Can any of our followers help...?

We are looking for stories where mums have taken a specific test for group B Strep, tested positive, received antibiotics in labour and all has been well with your baby.

If this has been your ... See more

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