NHS supports campaign to help parents spot sepsis

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The NHS in Derbyshire is backing a nationwide campaign to help parents spot the symptoms of sepsis, to protect young children and save lives.

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to infection results in organ dysfunction or failure. It is often confused with other conditions early on.

Visit nhs.uk/sepsis for a full list of symptoms - including mottled skin, lethargy, and rapid breathing.