Julie was critically ill following a road traffic accident. Three years later she is still having treatment having experienced two further emergency admissions to hospital due to acute cellulitis and sepsis.

In this short film Julie explains how a series of “everyday” communication failures conspired to create delays in her receiving effective treatment. These delays and the resultant risk to her life led to a slower physical and psychological recovery and in Julie’s view were very probably avoidable.

http://www.patientstories.org.uk/recent-posts/julies-story-now-available/

by Dr Ron Daniels

Ron is Chief Executive and one of the founders of the Trust; he developed his passion for improving systems for Sepsis during his Role as a Consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia, and his parallel role as CEO of the Global Sepsis Alliance. He is a recognised world expert in sepsis and lectures internationally.

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