Is It Sepsis? is a question that should be at the front of everyone's mind when they (or a loved one) are sick with an infection.
Sepsis happens when the body is fighting an infection but it starts to attack itself. It can damage many parts of the body and can even cause death.
The best chance of getting better from sepsis is to treat it quickly. Please watch and share this animation to educate yourself on the #signsofsepsis and if you suspect sepsis, call 000 or get to a hospital and ask #isitsepsis
23rd July 2018 A Current Affair
Episode featuring sepsis victims from last years flu season - including Thomas Snell, Maddy Jones and survivor Mercedes King
12th July 2018
Channel 7 News Brisbane
Familes have united to raise awareness of sepsis.
T for Thomas Inc. donate $11000 cheque to Gold Coast Hospital Foundation towards research into RAPID sepsis diagnostic test.
12th July 2018
Flu victims' families move to help save others
Paediatric emergency physician Shane George said that a Queensland-wide study to develop a RAPID sepsis test could reduce diagnosis times from two days to just a few hours.
A heartbroken Top End family is campaigning for the awareness of little known illness, 'sepsis'.
Keen Darwin cricketer Thomas Snell, 13, died last year after developing sepsis and his mum Amanda Clarke is now trying to raise awareness so other families know the symptoms.
Thirteen year old Thomas Snell was a healthy and active teenager. He died from sepsis in Brisbane's Lady Cilento Hospital in July.
13th September 2017
Today is World Sepsis Day. Thomas was a lover of all sports and played them passionately, especially cricket, rugby and AFL. Today we want to raise awareness of sepsis and urge you to share this video and it's important messages.
Darwin junior rugby star Thomas Snell tragically dies from sepsis
ABC Radio Darwin's Adam Steer spoke to Thomas' father Phil Snell.
Darwin family campaign for more awareness on world sepsis day following the death of Thomas Snell
ABC Radio Darwin's Adam Steer spoke to Thomas Snell's aunt and family spokesperson, Yvette Clarke.