In 2016-17 there were 15,722 observed deaths in hospital or within 30 days of discharge where sepsis was the leading cause, an increase of 38.8% from 2014-15
Total observed sepsis deaths
Deaths
0
2,000
4,000
6,000
8,000
10,000
12,000
14,000
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2014/15
2015/16
2016/17