Clinical guidelines

Clinical guidelines are used by the health professionals at Great Ormond Street Hospital for a wide range of conditions, treatments and tests.

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Sepsis 6 Protocol

Sepsis is a life-threatening, overwhelming response to an infection.

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance on the paediatric Sepsis 6 protocol to support the early identification and treatment of sepsis.

The Sepsis 6 is a set six of interventions which can be delivered by any healthcare professional and must be implemented within the first hour.

GOSH Sepsis 6 protcol for download