Sudden onset of slurred speech? One of the six signs of sepsis – it’s a killer!

Update! The new “Six Signs of Sepsis” card from UK Sepsis Trust:

2015-07-19 New Sepsis Card

I mentioned “sepsis” almost in passing in my previous blog post, “I used to be a Speech and Language Therapist“.  As I found to my cost in late 2013, it is a very insidious and dangerous condition.

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I used to be a Speech and Language Therapist . . .

2015-03-18 Liz Telegraph 01 enhanced croppedDue to a very serious illness in October 2013 I have not worked as a Speech and Language Therapist for some time now.  I have kept my CPD updated to the best of my ability, reading up date research, attending local CPD activities and learning much on-line via forums, tweet chats, etc. and via involvement with an AAC theatre project. Read more »

NETA Benefit Night with Lost Voice Guy and Steffan Peddie | Ukelear Radiation

NETA Benefit Ashington Football Club. Giving Voice UK Banner, Liz Panton, Lee Ridley aka Lost Voice Guy

NETA Charity Night Ashington Football Club 7 June 2014  #givingvoiceuk #ICP2014

I was not sure whether to post this on my SaLT-Mine blog or my Ukelear Radiation blog.  I went with ukuleles in the end but it would be just as relevant here, particularly the section about my personal experience of Post-Sepsis Syndrome aphasia. See:

NETA Benefit Night with Lost Voice Guy and Steffan Peddie | Ukelear Radiation.