The sepsis specialist nurse role is essential
Achieving faster initial treatment could save 14,000 lives a year
Sepsis kills more people than breast, bowel and prostate cancer combined. Figures suggest more than 250,000 people, including 10,000 children, are affected every year in the UK, with around 44,000 deaths.
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