It is a massive well done to ‘Team Fairlie’ for successfully completing the Great Glasgow Run Half Marathon on Sunday October 1 to raise vital funds for SEPSIS Trust.
Team Fairlie, consisted of Pam McCarthy, Janet Martin, Sandy Neillands, Christine Donaldson, Donna Ferguson and Kathryn Savage.
Sadly there are approximately 44,000 deaths per year affecting men, woman and children. Like so many illnesses funds are required to research further understanding and treatment of the condition.
Contributions will help the Sepsis Trust raise public awareness educate healthcare professionals in recognising early signs and help change the response to SEPSIS.
The trust also provide support groups for those affected by sepsis.
This is also Sepsis September where the Sepsis Trust are trying to promote awareness to the public and and medical staff. There are almost 44,000 deaths per year to Sepsis which is more than heart attacks and some cancers.
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Co-ordinator Georgie Scott thanked Christine, Janet, Pam, Donna and Kathryn for all taking part and completing the course.
Unfortunately Sandy was ill so he is going to run the Portencross loop through to the Bosun’s on Sunday while the rest of Team Fairlie cycle .
Georgie added: “By the time that the cash donations are in, we are hopeful that we will hit £3.5k. This was in memory of Sandra, Joe and all people who have had sepsis “
“Apart from the weather, it was a fantastic day and an amazing atmosphere.”
A national campaign raising awareness of sepsis has been announced by Health Secretary Shona Robison. Sepsis kills about 3,500 people every year.