Photo: Colourbox

Photo: Colourbox

Overweight people get blood poisoning more frequently

High weight, little physical activity and smoking make us more vulnerable to serious blood poisoning. They also increase mortality.

 
 Photo: Nord-Trøndelag Hospital Trust

Photo: Nord-Trøndelag Hospital Trust

New treatment method won national prize

The project “Nurses’ observation increases sepsis survival” won the Kvalitetsprisen award for 2017.

 
 Photo: Thinkstock

Photo: Thinkstock

Mortality from blood poisoning almost halved

Far more people survive blood poisoning at the hospital in Levanger.

 
 Photo: Nord-Trøndelag Hospital Trust

Photo: Nord-Trøndelag Hospital Trust

The public health service's Oscar awarded to Trøndelag

“I haven't quite touched the ground yet,” says Lise Gustad Tuset after receiving the improvement award from the Norwegian Directorate of Health, a prize for an initiative that has saved lives.

 
 Photo: Lena Johnsen

Photo: Lena Johnsen

Giving ward nurses tools to detect sepsis

“A dedicated sepsis-care pathway and triage system seem to give better survival rates,” says Lise Tuset Gustad.