This report provides a summary of responses from organisations to the recommendations of the Meningococcal Working Group report published in July 2018. The group made recommendations on raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of sepsis and meningococcal disease, and
This report sets out 12 recommendations aimed at organisations and bodies that have a role to play in improving awareness and early diagnosis of sepsis and meningococcal disease. It focus’ on raising awareness of the signs and symptoms, and ensuring early
In this scenario – using a fictional patient, Rob – a sepsis care pathway is examined, comparing a sub-optimal but typical scenario against an ideal pathway. At each stage we have modelled the costs of care, not only financial to the local health
The NEWS is based on a simple aggregate scoring system in which a score is allocated to physiological measurements, already recorded in routine practice, when patients present to, or are being monitored in hospital. Six simple physiological parameters form the
Looks at the epidemiology of sepsis finding that while the recording of the number of cases of sepsis has improved and there is a better understanding of its impact on the NHS and society, we still have to estimate figures
This document describes an operational definition of sepsis and supports the implementation of the NICE guidelines on the identification and treatment of sepsis.
A total of 13,129 patients presenting to 196 Emergency Departments (ED) were included in this audit. The purpose of the audit is to monitor documented care against the standards published in June 2016. The audit is designed to drive clinical practice
Report that highlights the costs associated with sepsis in the UK. Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by infection from numerous potential sources. In more severe forms it results in hospital admission and the most severe forms require treatment