Remembering Lillian and acknowledging the generosity of Lorraine

Lorraine’s kind, strong and amazing mother Lillian died from sepsis on 7 December 2019. Lillians’s memory is kept alive by her compassionate and devoted daughter who strives to raise sepsis awareness.       Lorraine “Two years ago my mum…

A matter of minutes! ABC Australian Story – now available to watch on demand

A matter of minutes! On Christmas Day two years ago Mick O’Dowd was feeling unwell. 24 hours later he was battling for his life. The life-affirming story of Mick and Katharine O’Dowd and the silent killer most people have never…

Pappa 69 plus 1000 – raising sepsis awareness

In memory of her Pappa, Cecilia will walk 1069km between 26th November 2020 and 2021 to raise funds and awareness about sepsis. Cecilia chose 1000km because it’s a great challenge plus another 69km  because that’s that age her Pappa Claes…

The COVID 19 – Sepsis link

With the pandemic progressing comes more data, and said data shows a majority of patients ventilated for #COVID19 have #septicshock. More on the link between #sepsis and #COVID, explained by Simon Finfer from @georgeinstitute Read more here: COVID19 and sepsis

STARTS 10 November – Starfish – a movie about sepsis survival – British Film Festival (Australia)

British Film Festival 2020 (Australia) Palace Cinema’s – 10 to 29 November’ 20 Based on the tragic true story of Tom Ray from Rutland, Tom (Tom Riley) lives an ‘ordinary’ life; he is a writer, a doting stay-at-home father to…