Nottingham Children’s Hospital is the first children’s service in the UK to have electronic sepsis screening of its patients using the most recent NICE guidelines for sepsis identification.
Episode four of BBC Two’s Hospital showed Esme, a brave little girl who was being treated for Sepsis on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. We caught up with Sally Wood, Sepsis Lead Nurse and Abby Ford, Sepsis Improvement Nurse to learn a little bit more about sepsis and their roles. Sally and Abby pictured here with Dr Chikhani, who also works as part of the team.
Jamie Crew is the Deputy Head Nurse for Children, Young People and Family Health. He works closely with all the teams across the Children’s Hospital and can be seen in BBC 2’s Hospital with the Paediatric Intensive Care Team, learn more about him below.
Victoria Seaton is a Sister on the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at QMC. She can be seen in BBC Two's Hospital Documentary caring for critically ill patients, learn more about her here.
Four-year old Esme is rushed to QMC from Hull 80 miles away as her closest intensive care units in Leeds and Sheffield are both completely full.
Episode three of BBC Two’s ‘Hospital’ documentary showcased the innovations in surgery and healthcare science at Nottingham Hospitals.
A new youth violence intervention programme has started in the Emergency Department at QMC to support young people avoid becoming victims of violent crime again.