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Eliott's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Story: Survivor
  • but people kept telling me. . . babies cry...

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Jordan's Story

  • Age: 11-20
  • Location: Essex
  • Story: Survivor
  • I thought I was going to die...

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Sammi's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: Midlands
  • Story: Survivor
  • They operated within an hour, they told me how unwell I was and told my mum I had a 40% chance to pull through and with my ovaries...

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Jess's Story

  • Age: 11-20
  • Location: TBC
  • Story: Survivor
  • "I was then taken to multiple different rooms to have abdominal x-rays........"

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Lucy's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Story: Survivor
  • "At this point I remember having the feeling I was going to die....."

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Joe's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: Belfast
  • Story: Survivor
  • Joe was never supposed to live past birth...

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Kirsten's Story

  • Age: 41-50
  • Location: Bristol
  • Story: Survivor
  • I was put into a medically induced coma and placed on a ventilator....

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Darren's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: North
  • Story: Survivor
  • my condition was still deteriorating........ ‘We are going to transfer you to the Intensive Care Unit’

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Elenna

Elenna Britten's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: North Midlands
  • Story: Survivor
  • How had I gone from a healthy normal woman to my death bed in two days?

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Niki's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: North
  • Story: Survivor
  • Last year I had a routine operation ..........

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Rebecca Dennehy

Rebecca's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Story: Survivor
  • I feel thankful that the maternity unit were sepsis aware.........

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Mike King and his wife

Mike's Story

  • Age: 61-70
  • Location: Hereford
  • Story: Survivor
  • I am a wedding photographer aged 68. I have had extremely good health all of my life.

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Becci Lennon and Fiance Michael

Becci's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: North West
  • Story: Survivor
  • On the 17th August 2013 I went into labour with my second child and he was born naturally 2 hours later at 11:48 pm without any complication

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Oliver's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • Oliver was born on 29th January 2015, a healthy baby....

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Rosie

Rosie's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • Rosie had chicken pox and it was progressing normally

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Claire's Story

  • Age: 11-20
  • Location: South West
  • Story: Survivor
  • It is now around 10 months since I had sepsis and only now am I starting to feel somewhat normal again.

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Bill's Story

  • Age: 41-50
  • Location: Hastings
  • Story: Survivor
  • I had a bad cold which turned into a chest infection, so I made one of my rare visits to my GP.....

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Mrs. Joyner's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • My Mother was admitted to the maternity unit of Salisbury Infirmary where I was born on 23 April 1927.

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Tilly's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Tilly – critically ill with sepsis at just 7 months of age. A harrowing account written by her Mum.

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Susie's Story

  • Age: 51-60
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • The goal of still being able to volunteer for the Olympics spurred me on to heal quickly…

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Stevie-Louise's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • That one step felt like I had climbed Everest and I was beaming....

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Stella's Story

  • Age: 61-70
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • On 3rd May, all my fingers and thumbs were amputated. Almost four years later I am very well, just missing bits!

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Father of Sigrid's Story

  • Age: 61-70
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Sepsis Survivor

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Sara's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: Salisbury
  • Story: Survivor
  • The team at A&E rushed me into resuscitation and then made the decision to put me into a medically induced coma. Amazingly I lived.

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Samantha's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • Samantha was a new mother and felt unwell. "Luckily within the golden hour I was given the correct drugs which helped to save my life....."

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Rhian's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: Wales
  • Story: Survivor
  • I was 36 weeks pregnant, had just started my maternity leave. I felt poorly with what I assumed was a bad cold, or at worse flu.

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Phil's Story

  • Age: 41-50
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • Phil developed sepsis following a routine operation…. "I’m a self employed photographer and so I had to get back to work"

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Penelope's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • When our daughter Penelope developed chicken pox at 22 months old, we weren’t too concerned....

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Melissa's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • I was thinking this must be normal after having a baby.

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Mary's Story

  • Age: 41-50
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • 'Being a first time mum I felt tired but instead of getting better I got worse’

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Matthew's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: North
  • Story: Survivor
  • Matthew developed sepsis following surgery, he spent 5 months in hospital......

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Lettie's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Lettie – developed severe sepsis shortly after giving birth to her son, Zac..

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Kelly's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: Kent
  • Story: Survivor
  • Last year at the age of twenty-four I developed severe uro-sepsis.......

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Karina's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: East
  • Story: Survivor
  • Karina was 24 and about to be married, she had a slight temperature....

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Julie-Crawford

Julie's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Julie developed sepsis after routine surgery in July 2012; "I felt light headed & had a racing pulse"

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Julie's Story

  • Age: 51-60
  • Location: North West
  • Story: Survivor
  • Julie suffered a cycling accident and number of injuries; two months after being discharged sepsis was diagnosed

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Joesph

Joseph's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Joseph, now 3, was critically ill as a baby with sepsis. After ten and half weeks in hospital I brought my son home....

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Joe-Pepper

Joe's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: Surrey
  • Story: Survivor
  • On September 4th 2013 I was bitten by an unknown insect; we all thought I had “Man Flu”....

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Jo's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: East Sussex
  • Story: Survivor
  • The shivering episodes continued however, and by the Friday evening, my temperature had shot up dangerously high and I was delirious....

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Hennah's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Everyday was a battle to get through, Hennah is recovering from sepsis.....

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Harrison's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • Harrison Lee Christopher Peachey, was born on the 18th March 2014...

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Gary's Story

  • Age: 41-50
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Gary, 44, became rapidly ill due to Streptococcal sepsis

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Emma's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: London
  • Story: Survivor
  • Hi my name is Emma Hankin. I had septic shock....

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Emily's Story

  • Age: 0-10
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • Emily is an IVF baby, born in 2009, having been frozen as an embryo in 2005, and is a younger sister to William, now 7.

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David's Story

  • Age: 41-50
  • Location: South
  • Story: Survivor
  • I felt as if I was going to die!

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Danielle's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: UK
  • Story: Survivor
  • Danielle would prefer to remain anonymous. Her story says it all…

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Anna's Story

  • Age: 21-30
  • Location: Sussex
  • Story: Survivor
  • All along we just thought it was some sort of bug, or that I had the flu.......

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Alison

Alison's Story

  • Age: 31-40
  • Location: West
  • Story: Survivor
  • Alison, 37, survived Streptococcal sepsis

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