Hot of the press – Sepsis costs in Australia 2021

Sepsis costs Australia more than $4.5 BILLION annually with a direct cost to the health system of $700 MILLION. That’s more than breast and lung cancer combined. Know more about the cost of this little known condition in Australia. Read…

National Australian Sepsis Awareness Toolkit 2021

National Australian Sepsis Awareness Toolkit is now available. Developed and co-designed by an Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Australian Sepsis Network and The George Institute for Global Health collaboration to reduce preventable harm caused by #sepsis.¬†For…

Life after sepsis: a guide for survivors, carers and bereaved families

A new Australian resource is now available to provide information and guidance for sepsis survivors, their friends, families and carers, and bereaved families to help them navigate the often challenging post sepsis period. See: ASN Life After Sepsis (v1.1) 12102020…

Prime Minister Scott Morrison recognises World Sepsis Day

Thank you Prime Minister Scott Morrison MP for recognising #sepsis on #worldsepsisday. Many Australian survivors and families impacted by sepsis know the true burden & have been working hard for improved action & awareness. Action on sepsis saves lives, limbs…

WHO calls for global action on sepsis to reduce the burden of this silent killer

Ahead of World Sepsis Day on September 13, the World Health Organizations first global report on sepsis finds that knowledge gaps are hampering efforts to tackle the millions of deaths and disabilities due to sepsis, particularly in low- and middle-income…