These websites contain information for clinicians, patients & their families, and researchers, including overviews of what sepsis is, how to recongize it, and what its long-term impacts can be.
Are you a sepsis survivor looking for support?
- Health Quality BC and Action on Sepsis have created an educational pamphlet on post-sepsis syndrome for sepsis survivors, families, and caregivers, available here.
- The UK Sepsis Trust and Sepsis Alliance have created resources on post-sepsis syndrome. The Sepsis Alliance website includes letters on sepsis and post-sepsis syndrome that sepsis survivors can be shared with their care providers and family members.
- Our Patient Advisory Council can provide peer support - learn more here. There are also online groups available for peer support. Visit the Canadian Sepsis Foundation's Facebook page to connect to other sepsis survivors.
Are you a researcher interested in involving sepsis survivors in your research, or a health professional looking to support medical education on sepsis and post-sepsis care? Increase the impact of your research and teaching by engaging with our Patient Advisory Council - learn more here.
There are also a number of resources on sepsis and post-syndrome freely available online.
Resources and organizations specific to Canada:
- Child Health BC - Provincial guidelines and toolkit for pediatric sepsis, including clinical support tools and educational materials for families
- Health Quality BC - Sepsis resources for health professionals and patients in BC.
- Detection and Diagnosis of Sepsis in Rural and Remote Areas of Canada - Report by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (from 2019).
- Deaths Involving Sepsis in Canada - Statistics Canada report on incidences of sepsis in Canada (from 2016)
- A National Look at Sepsis - Report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information on incidence of sepsis in Canada (from 2009)
- Sepsis Canada - National sepsis research network
- Canadian Sepsis Foundation - National organization advocating for sepsis awareness and improved sepsis care.
International organizations with resources applicable to all:
- Global Sepsis Alliance - Leaders in global sepsis advocacy
- World Health Organization - Global report on the epidemiology of sepsis (from 2020)
- World Sepsis Day - Free toolkits and infographics on sepsis targeted to the public and health professionals.
- Sepsis Alliance Information Guides - Resources for sepsis survivors, family members, and health professionals
- UK Sepsis Trust - Resources for sepsis survivors, family members, and health professionals
- France Sepsis Association - Resources for French speakers
- The Pocketbook of Sepsis - Digital library of lectures from international experts on sepsis
- Pediatric Sepsis Data CoLaboratory - An international data-sharing network of healthcare workers, policy makers, researchers, and advocacy partners collaborating to address the high burden of pediatric sepsis mortality and morbidity.
Respectful Environments, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
The Action on Sepsis Research Cluster is committed to reducing inequity and increasing inclusivity within our team and our work. The following resources provide advice and guidance on supporting a working environment and conducting research that is equitable, diverse, and inclusive.
- UBC Equity & Inclusion Office - Policies and support available for UBC students, staff, and faculty
- SFU Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Resource Guide - Curated reports and toolkits for team leaders and educators
- CIHR Sex and Gender Training Modules for Health Researchers
- Tri-Agency Statement and Action Plan on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion