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Sepsis Awareness Day 2017
Thu 4 May 2017, 09:00 – 17:00 BST
Sepsis awareness day including a showing of the incredibly moving true story Starfish at 12:00 with lunch bag.
The day will include:
Guest speakers including:
Dr Ramani Moonesinghe NIAA Health Services Research Centre Director: ‘Improving patient outcomes’
Helen Rutkowska, Consultant Paediatrian University Hospital Southampton
Dr James Yassin, Consultant intensive care medicine: Sepsis in an acute setting.
Tom Strivens, Critical care paramedic
Samantha Lippett, Lead antimicrobial pharmacist: Anti-microbial conflict.
A full agenda will be supplied before the event.
This event will be a fun day with an emphasise on early recognition and appropriate time-critical
management of the sepsis patient.
Sepsis affects 260,000 people per year with an estimated cost to the UK of £15.6billion, it is thought that through basic care, education and awareness thousands of lives and billions of pounds can be saved.