Forte Medical is routinely contacted by women whose UTI issues are left untreated or ignored by their GP. They describe being prescribed broad spectrum antibiotics that don’t work, followed by repeat prescriptions given without a specimen culture to identify the problem. Shockingly many are told the problem is “in your head” … the time has come to speak out. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-call-for-evidence-to-improve-health-and-wellbeing-of-women-in-england
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The British Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAWE) announced this week the election of Giovanna Forte as joint Vice President with fellow female founder Hellen Ward. “Giovanna is an #innovator, #inventor, successful #marketeer, #entrepreneur and a ‘getting things done’ person.” said Rachel Cappuccini, spokesperson for BAWE. Giovanna is delighted to have accepted the role and looks forward to working with Hellen and colleagues in the interests of enterprising women everywhere.
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Healthcare innovation, prevention and why the most common diagnostic process is overlooked. Gordon Andersen of AG Executive Selection and Search interviews Giovanna Forte. Watch here:
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Giovanna Forte was pleased and proud to be Amanda Thomson’s first guest on her new Interviews with Entrepreneurs on LinkedIn Live. Click here to listen to the 20 minute conversation.
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Femtech: Innovation and Opportunity was one of the highlights of the inaugural MedTech Integrates. Chaired by Economic Development Consultant Linda di Mario, taking in the impact of overlooked female healthcare to the economy and more, FemTech provided lively debate. Taking part were Giovanna Forte, Karen Taylor the Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions, Elena Mustatea of Bold Health and Angela Hobbs of Wilkinson Hall. Read all about it here.
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“I am 30 weeks pregnant and have used Peezy Midstream to collect my urine samples. As I get bigger I really appreciate how easy it is to use compared to the usual cardboard bowl. I wish the NHS provided Peezy Midstream as an antenatal standard.” Cordelia McKinley, Northern Ireland.
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Click here for the latest News Review: on Patient Safety, Infection Control, Home Testing and more.
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LiveUTIFree, a US patient advocacy group for urological health has published a candid article about the diagnostic process for UTI.
The elusive cleancatch sample is essential for accurate diagnosis, yet is often overlooked.
Read why they believe Peezy Midstream is the answer to more diligent urological diagnoses.
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Giovanna explains how prevention has slipped from top of the health agenda to be replaced by treatment, an apparent priority approach. However, if multiple burdens on the NHS and our labs are to be reduced, change is needed now. Read what she has to say here.
MedTech Integrates takes place online, Tuesday 15th October. Giovanna will speak on Femtech: Innovation & opportunity.