The Network recognises  the impact of severe sepsis on patients and their families and as a result aims to support our hospitals in identifying and implementing effective practice with our healthcare professionals and stakeholders.

Although the immediate effects of sepsis can often be resource intensive, evidence shows that many patients return to a normal life; however there may be some that do survive and go on to experience longstanding physical effects and even psychological difficulties as a result of prolonged illness and hospital stay.



The Network has recently established a multi-disciplinary group to lead quality improvement activities in relation to sepsis recognition and management within our critical care units. The first meeting was held in March 2015.

If you have an interest in this subject and would like to get involved or are a past sepsis patient who would like to share your story then contact us!


The video clip opposite provides a real-life story of a patient who experienced sepsis >>>>>


Latest News

The Third International Consensus Definitions for Sepsis and Septic shock has been recently published in JAMA (February 2016). The article related to this can be found opposite.

Documents for Reference

Sepsis Forum Terms of Reference
JAMA 3rd consensus definitions for sepsis Feb 2016

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