Severn Fields Medical Practice will be CLOSED on Good Friday (April 2nd) 2021 and Easter Monday (April 5th) 2021. 

If you need medical attention on these bank holidays please dial 111 to access Shropdoc, or dial 999 for emergencies 

Could It Be Sepsis ?

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition, caused when the body overreacts to an infection. It kills 44,000 people a year in the UK – yet it’s treatable if caught early. The problem is, sepsis is often mistaken for other conditions such as flu, gastroenteritis or a chest infection, or dismissed as a simple fever in children. So in many cases, sepsis is not diagnosed in time for people to get the treatment they need. That’s why everyone should know the signs of sepsis. And if you think someone may have sepsis, just ask: “Could it be sepsis?” 

Could It Be Sepsis ? Patient Leaflet

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