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.
The fourth edition of the UK Sepsis Trust’s sepsis manual is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed manual which supports the training and education of all healthcare professionals at every level in how to diagnose and treat sepsis.Read more
Join us for a special 'Recognition and Treatment of Sepsis' workshop & networking event.
On multiple dates between February and July we will be running a special ‘Recognition and Treatment of Sepsis’ workshop and networking event, perfect for doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals.
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.
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