Tom Ray, 38, spent three months in a coma after a small cut to his mouth turned into a life-threatening infection.Read the full story ›
Most under-fives with a high temperature are not examined for signs that could flag up life-threatening illnesses, new research suggests.Read the full story ›
Sepsis can lead to rapid organ failure if not identified and treated quickly, leaving survivors with life-changing disabilities.Read the full story ›
A former police officer who lost both legs, fingers and parts of his nose after contracting sepsis has spoken out about his ordeal.Read the full story ›
A mother whose young son died from sepsis has convinced the health secretary to start an awareness campaign about the illness.Read the full story ›
Melissa Mead, who lost her son William to sepsis after a string of NHS failings, has urged Jeremy Hunt to raise awareness of the illness.Read the full story ›
Jeremy Hunt has been warned that delays in funding a public awareness campaign is costing lives, in a private letter seen by ITV News.Read the full story ›
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that kills around 44,000 Britons every year. Here's what to look out for.Read the full story ›
A report has calculated that thousands of lives and almost £200 million could be saved each year if sepsis was spotted and treated earlier.
Sepsis kills around one in three people diagnosed with the dangerous condition, often because it is not picked up and treated with simple measures in the first few hours.
ITV News' Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty reports:
A-Level student Patrick Kane had to have part of one leg and most of his fingers amputated after suffering from sepsis as a child.
He told ITV News' Medical Editor Lawrence McGinty that he probably would not have survived had a series of chance circumstances not enabled him to get to a hospital so quickly.