Hospital admissions for deadly sepsis in England have more than doubled in three years, new figures show.
A hospital trust has admitted sepsis care and treatment failings after a healthy teenage mother died 48 hours after giving birth to twins.
Sepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years following their illness, new research shows.
Sepsis warnings are to be included on milk bottles at supermarket Iceland in a bid to raise awareness of the life-threatening condition.
Sepsis is a condition where the body’s immune system reacts abnormally to an infection or injury.
A man who woke from a coma to discover both his arms and legs had been amputated and part of his face had been removed has called for mandatory training on sepsis.
A nine-year-old boy who was admitted to hospital suffering from constipation is battling back from potentially lethal sepsis.
The NHS Tayside Continence Advisory and Treatment Service took part in a team sponsored walk around Fife to raise funds in memory of nursing colleague Laura Balfour, who died of septicaemia.
An Angus family have been overwhelmed by the support they have received in their quest to raise awareness of a killer disease.
Most of us are lucky enough to be able to get through life without having to fight for our very survival.
A dad has blasted health bosses after his daughter had an urgent operation cancelled — and almost died from sepsis.
A Dundee mum has told how she nearly died from sepsis after mistaking the condition for common flu.
A Dundee art student has told how she overcame serious illness to complete her studies in the city.
“We feel that they stole what short time we had left with my mum — we are still devastated.”
NHS Tayside has apologised to a family over an “unacceptable delay” in treating a patient.
A baby who was being rushed to A&E while thieves ransacked her family home has been discharged from hospital.
A DUNDEE man has told of the “terrifying” battle with sepsis which almost cost him his life.