MJA – The WHO resolution on sepsis: what action is needed in Australia?

Australia needs a coordinated nationwide plan to reduce preventable deaths and disability from sepsis on 26 May 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) adopted a resolution on sepsis that urges member states to take specific actions. The resolution, co- sponsored by Australia, recognises that sepsis is a leading but poorly…

Global Critical Care Nursing Education

Continulus is an online video-learning platform for health professionals working in acute and critical care specialties. We provide fair and flexible access to world-class continuing medical education. We support healthcare learning and delivery in low-income countries. Access to high-quality learning is often limited by time, funding and geographic location. We film…

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…