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- Sepsis kills more than 5 people every hour in the UK
- Sepsis accounts for around 50,000 deaths annually in the UK, that’s more than breast cancer & bowel cancer put together
- Sepsis affects up to 25,000 children in the UK each year
- According to a recent report by the University of Washington, published in the Lancet, sepsis affects 49 million people worldwide every year. That is around 134,000 every day. 11 million people per annum will die from sepsis which accounts for one in five of all deaths around the World.