The National Sepsis Awareness Campaign is focused on reducing preventable harm caused by sepsis. Launched on World Sepsis Day 2021, the campaign will run for 10 weeks from 13 September through to 26 November.
Show your support for this campaign by downloading and sharing the content on your website, social networks or within your health service organisation. You are encouraged to use these resources to raise awareness about sepsis.
The campaign has been developed in partnership with The George Institute for Global Health and the Australian Sepsis Network. Additional content will be added throughout the campaign period.
Clinician fact sheet
Consumer fact sheet
Sepsis display-screen slideshow
EDM header banners
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Below are some suggestions for messages you could copy and paste, to use in your social media, newsletters and other communications.
- Message 1
[Insert name of your organisation] is proud to join this national campaign to raise awareness of #sepsis. Use the @ACSQHC campaign toolkit resources and ask 'Could it be sepsis?' safetyandquality.gov.au/sepsis-campaign #sepsisawarenesscampaign #coulditbesepsis
- Message 2
Just say #sepsis! Avoid confusion by using the word 'sepsis' rather than #septicaemia or blood infections. This creates the necessary urgency to get medical help quickly. safetyandquality.gov.au/sepsis-campaign #sepsisawarenesscampaign #coulditbesepsis @ACSQHC
- Message 3
Do you know the signs and symptoms of #sepsis? Join the national #sepsis awareness campaign to help raise awareness and improve recognition of the signs. safetyandquality.gov.au/sepsis-campaign #sepsisawarenesscampaign #coulditbesepsis @ACSQHC