‘Thousands of children dying’ amid delay for sepsis symptoms checklist

Thousands of children have died needlessly from sepsis due to delays of more than a decade in introducing a nationally agreed checklist of symptoms, campaigners and nursing leaders have said.

Thousands of children have died needlessly from sepsis due to delays of more than a decade in introducing a nationally agreed checklist of symptoms, campaigners and nursing leaders have said.

Disagreements between NHS bosses in England means progress has been “very slow” to bring in a standardised system to alert doctors and nurses to children who are becoming gravely ill.

As a result, thousands have died and more have been left with life-changing disabilities while...
source: Cumberland News

2019-05-22 11:14
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