New study shows sepsis affects 260,000 people every year – that’s 100,000 more cases than originally estimated
An independent study commissioned by the UK Sepsis Trust shows that there are 100,000 more people suffering from sepsis each year than initial estimates suggested. The 44,000 lives claimed by sepsis each year in the UK and long term complications due to delayed diagnosis were found to be costing the UK economy as much as £15.6 billion annually. The good news is that improving sepsis care across the NHS could save thousands of lives and reduce the economic burden by £2.8 billion.
Join us for a special 'Recognition and Treatment of Sepsis' workshop & networking event.
On three dates between January and March we will be running a special ‘Recognition and Treatment of Sepsis’ workshop and networking event, perfect for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals.
Sepsis Unplugged is a conference done a little differently. It leaves attitudes and egos at the door, brings together all healthcare professionals and patient groups as equals, and asks the questions that will shape better sepsis careRead more
Sepsis claims six million lives a year: the World Health Organisation (WHO) adopts sepsis resolution to improve care globally.
Sepsis claims approximately six million lives worldwide every year, but many of those could be saved with increased public awareness, education for healthcare professionals and other basic care provisions.
Have an idea? A question? A story to share? We want to hear from you and provide the A’s to your Q’s. We’d also love to hear how you think we are doing, especially if you have something nice to say!Get in touch