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“An emphasis on timely treatment and diagnosis is crucial if we are to improve outcomes for people with sepsis.” Dr Ron Daniels, chief executive of the UK Sepsis Trust
Sepsis is a serious complication of an infection. Without quick treatment, sepsis can lead to multiple organ failure and death
There are around 250,000 cases of sepsis a year in the UK and at least 46,000 people die every year as a result of the condition. However, according to the UK Sepsis Trust, more than 25% of these deaths could be prevented through earlier recognition and treatment.
Early diagnosis and effective treatment are crucial in boosting a patient’s chance of surviving sepsis. In 2018 the Royal College of Physicians released the second version of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS). NEWS has been designed to ensure NHS staff moving between health care settings use a consistent set of measures to diagnose patients and communicate about deteriorating patients in a common language. Used correctly NEWS can help to spot the signs of sepsis early and can save thousands of lives.
Returning for its third year, Salford Professional Development's annual Sepsis conference is gaining a reputation as an inspirational and empowering event offering ideas in approaching sepsis and how implementing these strategies can significantly improve patient’s outcomes. Delegate feedback from our previous Sepsis Conference includes:
“All topics very useful to implement in place of work.”
“Good info on sepsis and how it affects different people. Useful for practitioners.”
“I enjoyed it, felt that I have taken a lot away from it.”
Join us for the Sepsis Conference where industry experts will provide a comprehensive and up-to-date review of Sepsis to include: the recognition and management of sepsis, the current state of sepsis education and training, dealing with patients with mental health or disability challenges and lots more.
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Registration, refreshments and networking
Opening remarks from the chair
Joyce Smith, Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of Salford
System wide improvements in sepsis
Keynote - Dr Ron Daniels BEM, CEO, UK Sepsis Trust and Global Sepsis Alliance and Clinical Adviser to World Health Organisation (WHO)
Working in partnership to improve outcomes for patients
Kenny Ajayi, Programme Director- Patient Safety, Imperial College Health Partners
The impact of system-wide use of NEWS/2 on sepsis outcomes
Hannah Little, Patient Safety Improvement Lead and Senior Project Manager, West of England Academic Health Science Network
Questions and discussion
Refreshments and networking break
The current state of sepsis education and training for healthcare staff across England
Mohamed Sadak, Clinical & Programme Manager - Antimicrobial Resistance, Health Education England
Early warning markers for sepsis
Sepsis – Its Relevance in Mental Health Care
Julie Smith, Practice Development Nurse, Priory Healthcare
Lunch and networking break
Sepsis in those with mental health challenges or learning disabilities
Maria Foster, Regional Coordinator – North Learning Disability Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme, NHS England
Dr Manu Shankar-Hari, NIHR Clinician Scientist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Improving awareness, identification and management of sepsis patients in Out of Hours Primary Care
Dr John Caldwell, Medical Lead, Integrated Urgent Care, Research and Quality Improvement
Dr Suzanne Fletcher, Sepsis Champion, Primary Care 24 Merseyside
Refreshments, exhibition and networking
Paediatrics and community sepsis
Dr Akash Deep, Director of Paediatric Intensive Care, King's College Hospital
Closing remarks from the chair
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