Our goal is to end preventable deaths from sepsis and improve outcomes for sepsis survivors. We believe that earlier diagnosis and treatment across the UK would save several thousand lives a year.
Sepsis and septic shock are leading causes of death worldwide. The international Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) is a joint initiative of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), who are committed to reducing mortality and morbidity from sepsis and septic shock worldwide. The SSC is led by multidisciplinary international experts committed to improving time to recognition and treatment of sepsis and septic shock, which are leading