Public Sector Event

Designing A Reliable Response To Sepsis Masterclass

Venue: Hallam Conference Centre
44 Hallam Street

Date: 18 Mar 2014

Synopsis: This masterclass will explore evidence behind interventions, barriers to reliable delivery and solutions in the context of the updated 2012 Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines. The roles of individual health professionals within acute hospitals, the community and the prehospital environment will be explored to aid understanding and planning of a system-wide response. The day will also outline national and global strategies to embed Sepsis as a clinical priority for health systems.

Facilitated by Dr Ron Daniels, Chair,UK Sepsis Trust, Chief Executive, Global Sepsis Alliance and Founding Fellow, Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine. Sepsis is responsible for 37,000 deaths annually in the UK, and accounts for 30-50% of episodes of inpatient deterioration. Despite internationally recognized guidelines being endorsed by relevant professional bodies, standards of care are achieved in fewer than 20% of cases. Evidence in support of basic elements of care - antibiotics and fluid challenges - suggests that they are more effective and their delivery more time critical than interventions in acute coronary syndrome.


Kerry Tarrant Tel: 01932 429933 Fax: 020 8181 6491