National Early Warning Score gets an update and presents an opportunity to standardise the management of deterioration and sepsis.

Matt Inada-Kim and Emmanuel Nsutebu

The BMJ Opinion

 

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Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Clinical Audit 2016/2017 – National Report

Royal College of Emergency Medicine May 2017

This audit report  has shown the quality of care given to patients with severe sepsis and septic shock in emergency departments (EDs) has shown great improvement. Most EDs now have a sepsis lead (96%), a sepsis protocol (95%) and provide sepsis education (96%).

To read the full report, please follow this link.