14 June 2019

A collaborative one-day sepsis conference is being held for healthcare professionals by the Trust’s Bedfordshire Community Health Services (BCHS) in partnership with Bedford Hospital Trust.

It will be at Kings House in Bedford on September 9, 2019, and feature a range of expert speakers.

The free event will cover patient experience, complex patient pathways, a review of sepsis treatment and use of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS2) in primary and secondary care.

It is open to healthcare professionals from Bedfordshire acute and primary care services, along with senior clinicians from East of England Ambulance Service (EEAST).

The conference has been organised by Ed Phillips, Practice Development Lead Nurse for BCHS, and Emma Hutt, Bedford Hospital’s Lead Nurse for Cardiac Arrest Prevention, sepsis lead and NEWS2 champion.

“Five people are killed by sepsis every hour in the UK,” said Ed (pictured)

“This event will provide a collaborative platform to share best practice, ideas and experience so the healthcare system continues to learn new ways of tackling such a serious condition.”

Free tickets for Bedfordshire healthcare professionals can be reserved here.

Contact edward.phillips2@nhs.net for more informatio