SEPSIS AFFECTS 25,000 CHILDREN EACH YEAR IN THE UK
Layla Astley was just 13 weeks old when she nearly died of sepsis after suffering a water infection.
SEPSIS KILLS FIVE PEOPLE EVERY HOUR IN THE UK
But it doesn’t have to. If caught early, sepsis is easily treatable. That’s why we should all learn the signs.
SEPSIS KILLS 52,000 people every year in the uk
Liz Frood thought she had a tummy bug – but three days later, she was close to death.
Sepsis is the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to infection that can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. Medically, sepsis is your body’s immune system overresponding to an infection.
Although treatable, sepsis kills 52,000 people a year in the UK. We’re here to save lives and improve outcomes for survivors. We raise public awareness, educate health professionals and support those affected by sepsis.