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October 19, 2019, 10:49 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Go Iwan... that’s awesome 👏

Delighted that @Iwanrunner Iwan Thomas is running the Great South Run this Sunday to raise awareness of group B Strep after his son, Teddy, developed the infection. Thank you Iwan! ... See more

October 11, 2019, 4:23 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)


Group B Strep is on the Government radar!

This is a move that will be welcomed by families across the country, and a vital step toward ending preventable infections and deaths in newborns from ... See more

October 10, 2019, 12:04 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Exciting times...!

Great to meet with Nadine Dorries MP this morning to talk about her number one priority - better #groupBStrep prevention.

Looking forward to working with you and your team, and glad you liked your ... See more

October 8, 2019, 8:06 pm
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

Amazing news from the House of Commons (and nothing to do with Brexit!!)...

We were delighted to see Health Minister Nadine Dorries announce group B Strep prevention as the top of her 5 key priorities on taking office.

Nadine has long supported the charity's work, and we ... See more

October 4, 2019, 7:28 pm

*All sorted now!*

We are having some issues with gremlins blocking our emails tonight 😞 If your are trying to contact me and your email bounces back to you, please can you message me through ... See more

October 4, 2019, 8:31 am
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)

1 in 4 pregnant women carries #groupBStrep with no side effects or symptoms. Carrying GBS is completely natural, but it can occasionally cause serious infections in newborn babies #WhyGuess #GBSAware

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

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