The UK Sepsis Trust
Is on a mission
To mend Sepsis

Our work

Our team seeks to save lives and improve outcomes for survivors of sepsis by instigating political change, educating healthcare professionals, raising public awareness and providing support for those affected by this devastating condition.

Our critical expertise is based on the charity’s grassroots origins – our doctors and nurses have front line, first-hand experience of the sepsis problem; their passion is born of a uniquely comprehensive understanding of what needs to be done.

The urgent need to improve sepsis care in the UK drives us forward as we continue to work in hospitals whilst giving time to advance the sepsis agenda.

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Earlier identification and treatment across the UK would save

14,000

lives and result in 400,000 fewer days in hospital per year, saving the economy as much as £2.8 billion annually. To do this we need funding and your support.

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2012

UK Sepsis Trust was founded in 2012 by a world leader in SEPSIS, NHS consultant Dr Ron Daniels.

2013

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on sepsis is formed to draw cross-party attention to the need for better SEPSIS care in the UK and help raise the condition’s profile with the Secretary of State for Health.

2015

An independent health research organisation (NCEPOD) report finds that in over 50% of cases, people present to healthcare at least 24 hours later than experts believe they should have done.

2016

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) joins forces with UKST to release a new guideline on sepsis and help improve the way sepsis is handled across the NHS.

2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) adopts a resolution on sepsis to help save some of the six million lives in 194 UN member states claimed by sepsis annually.

2017 we continue to work hard mending sepsis

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