From this pharmacy CPD module on sepsis you will learn about:
- The importance of being aware of the signs of sepsis and early treatment
- The causes and consequences of sepsis; and when to refer
- How pharmacists can support patients, raise awareness and reduce the risk of sepsis
Download the module – including the five-minute test – here.
In 2017, the then health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, announced plans to increase awareness of sepsis. “Every death from sepsis is a tragedy, yet too often the warning signs are missed,” he said. The statistics support Mr Hunt's view – as many as 260,000 people in the UK develop sepsis each year and it is responsible for an estimated 44,000 deaths
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