Useful tools and key resources

Tools and resources related to sepsis that will help support the knowledge and understanding of sepsis aimed at commissioners, clinicians and healthcare professionals.


Tools and resources

Training and education

  • Sepsis in children: advice for health visitors and school nurses: This PHE document sets out what public health nurses, health visitors and school nurses need to know about sepsis and the advice to give to parents.
  • A series of videos from Re-act outlining key factors that impact on the deterioration of child patients’ condition.
  • NEWS2 training is an online training resource provides an opportunity to learn about the implementation and use of the National Early Warning Score system which has been introduced across the NHS.
  • THINK SEPSIS is a HEE programme aimed at improving the diagnosis and management of those with sepsis.
  • Sepsis in paediatrics is a learning package from HEE aimed at improving the rates of accurate diagnosis and treatment of sepsis in children.
  • Sepsis-Blood Culture Pathway Improvement is a suite of e-learning modules aimed at patient-facing staff, laboratory staff, neonatal/paediatric staff, consultant microbiologists and members of multidisciplinary teams involved in diagnosing sepsis. These have been developed in collaboration with the British Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy and NHS England.