Lyn – I really thought I was going to die but I prevailed over sepsis

My story from sepsis survivor to sepsis advocate…I woke up feeling very unwell and when I got out of bed and put my left leg to the floor I nearly fell over. The pain was excruciating and I could hardly…

Katie – 18

It has been more than 11 years since Katie nearly lost her life to sepsis. In early 2010, Katie was a recent high school graduate and looking forward to studying make-up artistry. Then 18 years old, Katie developed a renal…

Another Devastating Story of Delayed Sepsis Recognition

My mother was courageous and incredibly positive despite living with rheumatoid arthritis for 56 years. She rarely complained, had a radiant smile and a ready laugh. Her family was everything and she really loved her newest great grandson (pictured). At…

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…