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New sepsis clinical tools work straight away at Waikato Hospital

New sepsis clinical tools work straight away at Waikato Hospital

Sepsis can be treated; the challenge is detection in the early stages and ensuring six key steps are taken in the first hour of recognition. This “Sepsis Six” doubles a patient’s chance of survival and…
Institute for Innovation and Improvement (i3)

Institute for Innovation and Improvement (i3)

Waitemata District Health Board have been hard at work improving sepsis care. The Institute for Innovation and Improvement (i3) is co-located with the North Shore Hospital on its Takapuna campus. i3 recognised that sepsis was…
If you’re dealing with sepsis, every little helps

If you’re dealing with sepsis, every little helps

The Sepsis Trust has partnered with Support Crew, an Auckland-based social enterprise aiming to help patients, family and whaanau cope with a serious health event. The Support Crew platform allows people to coordinate information and…
Doctor estimates thousands are dying of sepsis every year

Doctor estimates thousands are dying of sepsis every year

It was all Paige Nicholson could do to keep her eyes open as she rang her dad and said “GP, now.” A sudden fever and shaking struck the 25-year-old Waikato nurse one night in early…
Meet Paige Nicholson: ED Nurse and Sepsis Survivor

Meet Paige Nicholson: ED Nurse and Sepsis Survivor

Paige Nicholson is a fit and healthy 25 year old who is a nurse at Waikato Hospital’s Emergency Department and also a sepsis survivor.