Articles by ‘Kerstin Scheel’

Opinion  |  05:07:21

A fantastic study led by the University of Nottingham seeks to definitively assess the value of GBS testing in pregnancy in NHS maternity services in England. July 2021 is GBS awareness month #GBSAM2021 and studies such as this will be imperative, if supportive in its findings, in persuading the NHS to fund routine GBS testing in pregnancy and reducing the number of cases of early-onset GBS infection in newborns.

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Opinion  |  03:03:21

In January 2021 MBRRACE published is latest report into maternal deaths. It was noted that between 2016-2018 23 women in the UK lost their lives to sepsis, accounting for 11% of all maternal deaths in that period. The report made a number of recommendations to improve these figures going forward.

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