SEPSIS STORIES: THOMAS

Thomas Snell, or ‘Snelly’ as he was affectionately known, was a popular, bright and mature 13 year old from the Northern Territory. A natural and talented athlete – and winner of many ‘Best and Fairest Awards’ – Thomas played cricket, AFL and rugby union, and could often be found outdoors,…

Hand Hygiene with the NSW Clinical Excellence Commission

This year the World Health Organisation’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands May 5 campaign is linking hand hygiene to the prevention of sepsis in healthcare. Over 18,000 Australians suffer from sepsis every year and 5,000 of these will die. Of those who survive, half are left with a disability or…