Apr
03

3rd Annual Identifying and Tackling Sepsis in Healthcare Conference

By : Jack Johnson

Category : HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE

Description

This Forum provides attendees with an excellent opportunity to examine successful methods of identifying and treating sepsis. Attendees will hear from sector leaders on best to educate and train healthcare staff to ensure sepsis is identified at the earliest possible stage. Furthermore, best practice case studies will share successful methods for improving sepsis treatment through screening and effectively using technology, as well as how best to raise awareness around sepsis at a local level.

Audience

This Forum is specifically designed for the Health Sector including

  • Sepsis Leads/Consultants
  • Heads of Quality
  • Clinical Research Nurses
  • Critical Care Leads
  • Matrons
  • Outreach and Community Leads
  • Patient Safety Managers
  • Infection and Prevention and Control Nurses
  • Sepsis Nurses
  • Senior Lecturers

This Forum is also open to the Voluntary and Private Sectors to encourage debate and networking.

Key Speakers Confirmed:

  • Emily Handley-Cole, Learning Disability Mortality Review (LeDeR) ProgrammeNHS England
  • Dr Ron Daniels, President, Sepsis Trust
  • Dr Andrew Frankel, Postgraduate Dean for South London and Clinical Lead for Sepsis, Health Education England (HEE)
  • Dr Gary Wares, Clinical Lead for Sepsis, Health Education England (HEE)
  • Dr Alison Tavare, GP Clinical Lead, West of England Academic Health Science Network

About this Event

Policy BACKGROUND

According to recent research from Harvard Medical School and Imperial College London (ICL), the Sepsis death rate in Britain is five times higher than in the best-performing country in Europe. Furthermore, there were 15,722 sepsis-related deaths in UK hospitals or within a month of discharge in the year ending April 2017. Demonstrating that the UK is clearly failing to keep up with other wealthy nations’ progress on cutting sepsis mortality.

To help tackle the growing issue of sepsis, NHS England released their Second Sepsis Action Plan in September 2017. The plan outlines the areas across the healthcare sector which are in vital need of improvement. These include: ensuring sepsis is identified earlier, high-quality education and training for staff, and embedding safety netting across the system.

In addition, to ensure standards of diagnosis and

Venue

Prospero House- etc Venues 241 Borough High Street London SE1 1GA

Hours

03 Apr 19 to 03 Apr 19

Wed to Wed
08:00 AM to 03:00 PM

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