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Category: Sepsis


Sepsis 1 – Introduction

Sue was admitted to hospital recently with an episode of sepsis. This is her story. Dr Walden is a consultant in Acute Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine and the Chair of the Surviving Sepsis Steering Group. He provides an overview of what sepsis is and why it is an important diagnosis to make.

This sepsis education series has been developed in collaboration with the Royal Berkshire County Hospital, South Central Ambulance Service, and the generous assistance of their staff and patients.


Sepsis 2 – Primary Care and Ambulance Service

Sue was admitted to hospital recently with an episode of sepsis. Here she continues her story, looking at the primary care and ambulance service who assisted her.

This sepsis education series has been developed in collaboration with the Royal Berkshire County Hospital, South Central Ambulance Service, and the generous assistance of their staff and patients.


Sepsis 3 – Acute Hospital Assessment

Sue’s story continues with an acute hospital assessment and admission to ICU.

This sepsis education series has been developed in collaboration with the Royal Berkshire County Hospital, South Central Ambulance Service, and the generous assistance of their staff and patients.


Sepsis 4 – Identifying sepsis in hospital inpatients

Identifying sepsis in hospital inpatients can be challenging. Here we explore the use of a sepsis screening tool and the Sepsis 6 mnemonic.

This sepsis education series has been developed in collaboration with the Royal Berkshire County Hospital, South Central Ambulance Service, and the generous assistance of their staff and pati


Sepsis 5 - Reflections on the illness and summing up

Reflections on the illness and summing up. Dr Walden talks about the importance of early identification of sepsis and treatment. Sue and her husband talk about the recovery period after her discharge from hospital.

This sepsis education series has been developed in collaboration with the Royal Berkshire County Hospital, South Central Ambulance Service, and the generous assistance of their staff and patients.


Karen’s story: as part of World Sepsis Day, raising awareness about the life threatening condition sepsis

As part of Word Sepsis Day, this video introduces an account of the experience of ‘Karen’, who lost her husband, Jem, at the age of 37 to the bacterial infection sepsis.

In conversation with Ron Daniels, Karen talks about what happened to her husband, and of the events and signs leading up to his illness following an operation; and outlines the importance of raising awareness to recognising the early signs of sepsis.