'Different treatment' for sepsis depending on hospital
A killer condition linked to 1,500 deaths every year in Wales is not always being treated in the same way in Welsh hospitals, new research claims.
Sepsis can lead to shock and rapid organ failure following an infection.
A snapshot of 290 hospital patients showing signs of sepsis found only 12% were initially screened and treated in line with best practice.
Health Secretary Vaughan Gething said more needed to be done and he was "open minded" about potential options.
Last year, more than 7,500 people were admitted to hospitals with sepsis.
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