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60 seconds with sepsis specialist nurse Clair Sandy

Clair Sandy, a sepsis specialist nurse in a hospital emergency department, talks about her work responsibilities, how she has developed her skills and her best lesson from nursing

Clair Sandy, a sepsis specialist nurse in a hospital emergency department, talks about her work responsibilities, how she has developed her skills and her best lesson from nursing

After qualifying as a nurse in 2010 from De Montfort University in Leicester, Clair Sandy took up a band 5 staff nurse post in the department for infectious diseases and tropical medicine at Leicester Royal Infirmary. In 2012 she moved to the hospital’s adult intensive care unit (ITU), where she worked for four years before taking up her current post as a band 6 critical care outreach and sepsis specialist nurse in the emergency department. She is married with a four-year-old son.

What are your main work responsibilities?

I manage acutely unwell patients in the emergency department (ED) and

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