Sepsis resources


  • Responding to NICE – Developing a regional sepsis pathway poster – presented at the PSC National Conference, May 2017
  • Adult Sepsis Pathway incorporating red and amber sepsis criteria – view the pathway here.
  • Adult Sepsis Pathway with red sepsis criteria and a standard clinical assessment for all sick/deteriorating patients – view the pathway here.
  • Paediatric Sepsis Pathway, developed by Thames Valley and Wessex Paediatric Critical Care Operational Delivery Network, with screening and paediatric sepsis six criteria – view the pathway here.



  • ‘Geoff’s story: one man’s encounter with sepsis’ (eight minutes), Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT 2016. Watch it here >
  • NHS Choices and Health Innovation Network (South London), Spotting sepsis in the under 5’s, July 2017 (4 minutes)
  • Paediatric patient stories and information leaflets from North East & North Cumbria PSC
  • Paul’s story – who made a quick and full recovery from sepsis and as a result of NEWS (the National Early Warning Score) being communicated at every handover of Care.  West of England AHSN 2017 (6 minutes).
  • Infection Prevention and Control 2017 Start Smart then Focus, balancing sepsis and AMR, by Stuart Brown and Philip Howard, National Project Leads HAI & AMR, NHS Improvement, presented 22 February 2017.  Watch it here >
  • Infection Prevention and Control 2017, Sepsis!!! By Dr Ron Daniels, presented 22 February 2017.  Watch it here >
  • ‘Surviving sepsis: a Human Factors approach’ (six minutes) Hampshire Hospitals NHS FT, 2011. Watch it here >

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