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evidence that patients' lives are being put at risk by a delay in treating them for sepsis. this baby is among the victims of the so called hidden killer. campaigners are calling for quicker treatment. we need to ensure that resources are applied to this. we need to ensure that the new standards for emergency departments accurately measure what's happening for patients with sepsis, and we need to ensure that the government and the statutory bodies do more to allow doctors to deliver this care at the right time. we'll be live with our health editor. also this lunchtime... william hill blames the clamp—down on fixed odds betting machines as it closes hundreds of shops — threatening four and a half thousand jobs an armed policeman says he shot dead the leader of the london bridge attacks because he feared he'd
stab him and kill him. british royal marine commandos seize a supertanker off gibraltar suspected of breaking eu sanctions. and i am here at chelsea football clu b and i am here at chelsea football club as former player frank lampard makes an emotional return as their new manager. and coming up on bbc news — johanna konta is back in singles action, one of five british players hoping to book their place in the third round at wimbledon. good afternoon and welcome to the bbc news at one. there's a warning today that patients‘ lives are being put at risk because of delays treating
them for sepsis. hospitals are meant to put patients on an antibiotic drip within an hour when sepsis is suspected, but bbc research shows a quarter of patients in england wait longer than that. delays can increase the likelihood of potentially fatal complications such as organ failure. lauren moss reports. there's in his house, my friend's house. a father remembering his son as a bright student with ambition of becoming an accountant and taking care of his family. but in may 2016, amir halling went to hospital in london after he banged his ankle and became unable to walk. the 39—year—old was sent home with paracetamol, but less than 2a hours later, he suffered cardiac arrest and died. doctors had failed to spot that amir had sepsis. his last words when i left him in the hospital, he shook my hand and said, "dad, i love you". he gave me his hand, i kissed him on the cheek, i kissed his forehead and i came home.
i didn't realise that was the really last kiss, our last cuddle i would ever give to my son. sepsis is often called the silent killer. it's triggered by an infection and early symptoms can include a fast heartbeat, high or low temperature, chills and shivering. it makes the body's immune system go into overdrive, which can lead to septic shock, organ failure and sometimes death. figures from around three quarters of hospital trusts in england suggest that one in four patients isn't being started on antibiotics within an hour when sepsis is suspected. it's a similar picture in wales, while neither scotland nor northern ireland provided recent data. william mead was just a year old when he died from sepsis after a chest infection. it's estimated 25,000 children develop the condition in the uk every year. in order to treat sepsis, you first have to think about it. and that's the problem — we've got to get those health care professionals on the front line to first think it, to suspect it, to then treat it.
and that's half of the problem. that's where the disconnect is. the sepsis trust has been training nhs staff to treat and deal with it quickly. we need to ensure that resources are applied to this. we need to ensure that the new standards for emergency departments accurately measure what's happening to patients with sepsis. and we need to ensure that the government and statutory bodies do more to allow doctors to deliver this care at the right time. in april, new guidance was issued to all nhs trusts in england. hospital staff are to look for early signs of sepsis when a patient comes into a&e, and alert a senior doctor if the patient hasn't responded to treatment within an hour. any trusts missing those targets could face a financial penalty. nhs england says huge improvements have been made and it's important not to automatically give antibiotics to everyone who's very unwell. but amir halling's father says he has been robbed of a son, and his family's grief cannot be healed. lauren moss, bbc news.
our health editor hugh pym is here. sepsis is called the kid —— hidden killer, how dangerous is it? the reality is it is not difficult to treat with intravenous antibiotics but the difficult thing is spotting it, particularly in hospitals which are under pressure because of patient numbers and that's why we have heard some of these tragic cases of people going into hospital and then being sent home and then it is too late by the time they get back, once sepsis has taken hold. let's ta ke back, once sepsis has taken hold. let's take a look at the figures on sepsis. there are about 250,000 cases in the uk every year. of those, sepsis leads to 52,000 deaths. the figures today from the nhs in england, public health england, show, as we have been hearing, the 24% in a hospital setting are still not treated within
one hour with antibiotics as required by nhs standards. wales is broadly similar to that figure, scotla nd broadly similar to that figure, scotland and northern ireland don't have comparable figures. there has been an improvement in hospitals in the last couple of years with more awareness. we saw the sepsis trust have these red flag alert and they are training staff for what to look out for, but if patients going into hospital field 24% of them if they develop sepsis won't get that treatment within an hour, they have cause for concern. much more action and resources needed. hugh pym, thank you. council leaders have challenged whoever is the next prime minister to publish long—delayed plans for social care before the party conferences begin in mid—september, and a house of lords committee has said that £8 billion a year must be spent to raise the adult social care system to an acceptable standard. helena wilkinson reports. boris johnson's
borisjohnson's message... boris johnson's message... make borisjohnson's message... make me oui’ borisjohnson's message... make me our next prime minister and i will keep you safe. he says he will do it by recruiting thousands more officers at a cost of around £1 billion, one of his many spending commitments. i have just talked to a load of police and crime commissioners, they are doing a fantastic job but they want more police officers out on the streets so we police officers out on the streets so we think we can get 20,000 more police officers with this funding and keep driving down crime. away from bobbies on the beach, the other candidate in this race has been talking about an altogether different issue. jeremy hunt told the telegraph he would offer mps a free vote on whether to lift the ban on fox hunting in england and wales, but he made it clear it is not his priority. the law is not going to change on fox hunting. there is into
majority in the house of commons and i don't see there ever being one. i was just restating our position from oui’ was just restating our position from our manifesto in 2017 there should bea our manifesto in 2017 there should be a free vote if it ever looks like that majority would change. both candidates are also being challenged over how they will tackle care for the elderly. the committee of peers has published a report into social care, saying repeated promises by those in power have come to nothing and there needs to be a move towards and there needs to be a move towards a free nhs based system. my committee consists of two former chancellors, we have been able to sort this in six months and make sensible recommendations. i would hope anyone of goodwill would read this report and realise urgent action is needed now. both candidates have spoken about the need to take action on social care, but the question is whether it will be enough and in time. as the
current prime minister found out at the last general election, social ca re can the last general election, social care can be a difficult political issue, and with brexit continuing to drown everything else out, just how much would both actually be able to do? helena wilkinson, bbc news, westminster. let's speak to our assistant political editor norman smith at westminster. because for either boris johnson because for either borisjohnson or jeremy hunt to get to grips with the issue of social care. calls, but will it result in anything i think is altogether more questionable. despite the report today, despite warm words from jeremy hunt and to a lesser extent borisjohnson, and despite the fact there is a feeling amongst many mps they have failed spectacularly to get to grips with this social care crisis. the problem is we have been here so many times before with endless reports and inquiries over the past 20 years, which have resulted in absolutely
nothing, also change will require mps to cooperate. 0n nothing, also change will require mps to cooperate. on this issue, politicians have proved spectacularly incompetent at working together. it will also need oodles of cash at a time when we know both borisjohnson of cash at a time when we know both boris johnson and jeremy hunt of cash at a time when we know both borisjohnson and jeremy hunt are spraying around money they don't have on umpteen different projects, but above all, because to carry through this level of change would require huge political determination and drive and courage and time, and with brexit, whatever happens on 0ctober with brexit, whatever happens on october the 31st, that will probably rumble on for some considerable time yet which means there may not be the space to carry through that sort of change, which in many ways would be almost analogous to setting up the nhs. you question whether any of those aspiring to be prime minister quite view social care in that way.
norman, thank you. norman smith, our assistant political editor. later in the programme we'll have the first of our profiles on the two candidates in the race to become conservative party leader and prime minister. the bookmaker william hill has said it plans to close about 700 betting shops, threatening 11,500 jobs. the firm said it follows the government's decision in april to reduce the maximum stake on fixed—odds betting terminals to £2. our business correspondent theo leggett is here. a lot ofjobs at risk here. absolutely, about a third of william hill's total in terms of shops and employees so a big move. it had been widely flagged up, they were saying up widely flagged up, they were saying up to 900 shops could close so it is painful for the company but we know why it is happening. it appears to be about the changes to betting regulations and in particular the decision to minimum the betting
sta ke decision to minimum the betting stake on fixed odds betting terminals which used to be £500 but they were thought to be addictive and it was thought to be possible for people to lose huge amounts of money quickly so the maximum stake became £2 in april which has had a big impact on william hill's revenues. it said before this happened it could cut high street reve nu es happened it could cut high street revenues in the order of 40% and that appears to have been the case. a firearms officer says he shot dead one of the ringleaders of the london bridge attacks because he feared he'd stab him, kill him, and grab his weapons. eight people died when three men drove a van into pedestrians on london bridge before launching a knife attack in nearby borough market two years ago. jon donnison is at the old bailey. tell us more about what the court has been hearing. this is the first
time we have heard from the officers who shot and killed khuram butt, rachid redouane and youssef zaghba. appearing behind a screen and identified only as officer bx46, he told the court that along with two collea g u es told the court that along with two colleagues from the city of london armed response unit, there were about three miles from london bridge when they heard there had been of an attack on the bridge, he said he immediately feared the worst. this happened less than three months after the westminster bridge attack. they arrived at borough market within a matter of minutes, and on jumping out of their car he said he saw khuram butt turned towards him, raise his knife and charge towards him. he shot him dead when he was a few metres away. later we heard from another officer, officer bxiiii, who said he had also shot khuram butt,
he then turned and shot the other two attackers, rachid redouane and youssef zaghba. the inquest continues. jon donnison, thank you. a man accused of lying about a high—ranking paedophile ring, whose allegations sparked a £2 million inquiry, has told a court about the moment when he claims a friend was deliberately mown down by a car. carl beech denies 12 counts of perverting the course ofjustice and one of fraud. june kelly reports. i heard the car. carl beech in a police interview, claiming he'd witnessed a friend called scott being deliberately hit by a car — one of three boys he says were murdered by a vip paedophile ring. today, from the witness box, with his voice occasionally breaking, he repeated the allegation, telling the jury...
i had poppies pinned to my chest. he also described to the police having poppies pinned to his bare chest by the group. he told the jury this happened at imber, an army training base on salisbury place. he claimed the former head of the army, lord bramall, was among those present at what he called these remembrance day parties. carl beech says the paedophile ring operated in london and beyond in the 1970s and ‘80s and also involved christmas parties. today, he said, "we were the presents to unwrap and they would undress us." he also alleged that the former home secretary lord brittan raped him over a bath while holding his head underwater. and he said he went on to the yacht of the ex—prime minister sir edward heath. he told the court that he refused to go out to sea with sir edward, who comforted him when he started
to cry. june kelly, bbc news, at newcastle crown court. our top story this lunchtime: patients' lives are being put at risk because of delays treating them for sepsis. this baby is among the victims of the so—called hidden killer. coming up, we live at wimbledon where it's a busy day at wimbledon. coming up on bbc news, frank lampard is the new chelsea head coach. after leading derby county to the championship play—off final, he returns to stamford bridge, where he spent 13 years as a player. there's a boost for tourism in the lake district, with the return of commercial passenger flights to carlisle airport for the first time in more than 25 years. scottish airline loganair will connect it with london southend,
belfast city and dublin airports. sarah corker reports. keeping with airport tradition, a water salute marked the first passenger flight to take off from carlisle for more than quarter of a century. loganair will fly to three destinations. belfast city, london southend and this is the 8am departure to dublin. this is the uk's 41st passenger airport and one of its smallest. it is hoped tourists will use it as a gateway to the lake district. cumbria tourism is obviously all about the visitor economy, but we work really strongly in partnership with the business sector. so it's really important for them too to be able to bring people here, for people to be able to come here for work and people to be able to come here and invest. millions have been spent on upgrades, but it will face tough competition from other northern airports, including newcastle and manchester. there have been attempts to restart commercial operations
here for the best part of 20 years. and after a few false starts and delays, today it became a reality. but not everyone is happy with the decision to open another airport. there are questions on how encouraging more domestic flights fits with the uk's targets to reduce the impact of climate change. we are using the most fuel—efficient type of regional aircraft that there are, to operate these new services from here. but also, if you look at the alternatives to travel, for example, if you are to get in your car, drive to get on the ferry and go across to belfast, the emissions by flying are actually a lot less. the lake district national park already attracts 47 million people a year, many arriving by carand rail. in carlisle city centre today most people said they would use it if the price was right. i did used to use the trains. expensive. flights tend to be cheaper these days. i go home to ireland all the time by bus,
ferry, and it's just fantastic for me. the offset is there is less traffic on the road. the flights will compensate for that, i think. it's inevitable if we are going to bring money into carlisle, we have to open up transport links. it may be a welcome boost for cumbria's economy, but with the airline industry under pressure to cut emissions, it is a challenging time to get a new airport of the ground. sarah corker, bbc news in carlisle. british royal marine commandos have seized a supertanker suspected of breaking sanctions. they boarded the vessel off the coast of gibraltar because of it was believed to be carrying crude oil to syria, in breach of eu sanctions. 0ur diplomatic correspondent james robbins is here. tell us more about what happened. this was a pretty dramatic seizure. we understand 20 royal marine commandos were flown out from britain to help the gibraltarians police to board this supertanker, a huge vessel, grace 1, 330 metres
long, capable of carrying tens of millions of dollars worth of crude oil and they went out under cover of darkness using fast boats and helicopters. the first marines went down by rope and took control of the vessel. no resistance was offered, no shots were fired, there is no suggestion the crew have done anything wrong, but the suspicion is the vessel is carrying crude oil to the vessel is carrying crude oil to the syrian refinery at baniyas and that would be a clear breach of eu sanctions. jeremy hunt, the foreign secretary, has already said he wants to congratulate the team on helping to congratulate the team on helping to stop oil supplies reaching what he calls the murderous regime in syria. the other really interesting thing about this story as it looks as if the oil may be iranian, may have come from iran. it looks as if it may have been the americans, their intelligence, which triggered this operation. for the americans they may be more interested in the fa ct they may be more interested in the fact the iranians may have been avoiding us sanctions by selling iranian oil to their close ally, president assad of syria, so that's the american motive, but the actual
legal instrument was a breach of eu sanctions against syria. james robbins, thank you, our diplomatic correspondent. two rail workers who died after being hit by a passenger train in south wales have been named. 64—year—old gareth delbridge and 58—year—old michael lewis were hit by the swansea to paddington train near margam yesterday. a court has heard that the former english defence league leader tommy robinson allegedly committed three contempts of court by interfering with the trial of a sexual grooming gang. mr robinson, whose real name is stephen yaxley—lennon, was surrounded by supporters as he arrived at the old bailey. the court heard that during the case in may last year he confronted defendants outside leeds crown court on facebook live. mr robinson denies the allegations. police investigating the disappearance of an estate agent back now to the race for the tory party leadership. this week the ballot papers are due to be sent out to party members, who will choose between boris johnson and jeremy hunt. well, today and tomorrow we'll be
taking a closer look at both men, starting with the foreign secretary, jeremy hunt. 0ur political correspondent iain watson looks at who he is, where he's come from, and what he stands for. he's been an mp for 1h years, a government ministerfor nine, but number ten is where jeremy hunt wants to be. and now only borisjohnson stands in his way. i'm saying i am trustworthy, and i do believe that i can be trusted. but to trust someone, you need to know a little more about them. jeremy hunt first got involved in conservative politics when he was at oxford. before becoming an mp, he started a public relations agency, then a publishing company, and he's keen to brandish his business credentials. as an entrepreneur, and i'm an entrepreneur, an entrepreneur by background... he was close to david cameron and was made 0lympics minister in the coalition government, where he got to see a lot of his future leadership rival. not everything has gone smoothly forjeremy hunt. he was the longest—serving health secretary since the nhs
was created, and he was embroiled in a conflict with junior doctors, leading to theirfirst strike in a0 years. under theresa may, jeremy hunt took on extra responsibility for social care. hello. jeremy. his strategy in this contest seems to be to admit mistakes and try to move on. some of the cuts in social care did go too far. it's so easy to say, "of course i was right," but, you know, you stand back and you think, "could i have done it a bit better?" and jeremy has not been afraid of saying exactly that. hello! jeremy. jeremy hunt campaigned for remain in the european referendum, but now says he wants to leave the eu with a new brexit deal. jeremy hunt's critics accuse him of being the wind sock candidate, blowing this way and that on brexit. not long after the referendum, he said he'd consider having another one. then he made it clear he was a leaver but did not want to exit the eu without a deal. now he says he is prepared to leave without a deal, if need be. the big thing thatjeremy hunt has
to offer on brexit is his ability to negotiate and his credibility as a negotiator. the downside is, because he voted remain, will the people in parliament trust him to deliver brexit? thank you all very much indeed. jeremy hunt's supporters say his opponent is gaffe—prone, but the foreign secretary, despite spending two years early in his career teaching in japan, managed to misplace his wife's nationality. also, my wife is japanese. my wife is chinese, sorry! critics ofjeremy hunt say he's got less name recognition than his opponent, but is this really true? because he's had to contend with embarrassing mispronunciations of his four—letter surname. i just think he possibly finds it slightly amusing, and sometimes things happen in one's life, these things sort of take hold, you know, and i'm sure he'll remember the nationality of his wife in future. plant it there.
he says he's a serious candidate for serious times. jeremy hunt — remember the name and how to pronounce it. iain watson, bbc news. and tomorrow here on the bbc news at one, we'll look in detail at the other candidate in the leadership race, borisjohnson. chelsea football club have appointed frank lampard as their new manager. they describe him as one of their greatest—ever players, having made almost 650 appearances for the club and won 11 major trophies. andy swiss is at the club, in south london. (live frank lampard coming home? yes, then, welcome to stamford bridge, where, as you say, frank lampard enjoyed such success as a player. in fa ct, enjoyed such success as a player. in fact, he's the club's record scorer. more than 200 goals, known to the fa ns more than 200 goals, known to the fans as super frank. well, now he's
back as their manager, as sarah campbell reports. # super, super frank... for 13 years, frank lampard helped chelsea fill up its trophy cabinet. he is their all—time record goal—scorer, and now he's back. delighted to be back. so many great memories of this place. the new role starts here. i cannot wait to get started. see you soon. his credentials as a player are undisputed, winning both domestic and european titles with the team. but he is still new to management. last season he took derby to the championship play—off final afterjust one year in charge. now he has accepted a three—year deal with one of the biggest football clubs in the world. what they can hopefully expect from me is a manager, a young manager, that's going to give everything, every hour that i can in the day, to work hard to bring a team the fans can be proud of. his predecessor, maurizio sarri, lasted a year in the job. lampard will be chelsea's
tenth manager since 2003. he's going to bring that sort of motivation and extra desire to the team because he's such a legend. he's got such a status at the club. i don't know if he has enough coaching experience, but his playing experience will lend itself very nicely. i hope it works, i really do. i wish him well. chelsea are ruthless when it comes to their managers. frank lampard is well aware that he will now be expected to be as good off the pitch as he was on it. sarah campbell, bbc news. well, frank lampard is due to speak to the media here in the next hour or $0. to the media here in the next hour or so. it will be interesting to hear what he has to say, especially about that lack of managerial experience, just that one season at derby county. so this is a big gamble for chelsea. the fans will be hoping it pays off, ben. andy swiss, thank you. andy murray makes his long—awaited
return to wimbledon, after fearing his career was over following a serious hip injury. and johanna konta leads british hopes in the singles. 0ur sports correspondent david 0rnstein is there. then, it's a beautiful day. the action is well under way and it's a huge day for brits. without further ado i'm delighted to bejoined by the former british number one, annabel croft. andy is back, the crowds are excited, what do you make of it all? it's fantastic, that it's the first time we are seeing him at wimbledon since 2017, where he reached the quarterfinals and lost to sam currie. he is back from hip surgery. to sam currie. he is back from hip surgery. we saw him at queens and eastbourne testing it out in doubles action which i think it's sensible, but for the fans, for everybody who was a follower of tennis it's wonderful to see him back playing tennis again. notjust andy murray but also five british players in singles action, among them johanna
konta and jay clarke, very interesting matches for the home nation. yeah, forjohanna konta it's a bit tricky for her today. she's up against someone who is an excellent doubles player, who has won grand slam titles in doubles and beat her they met butjohanna konta had a great run at the french open, she's fairly confident coming into wimbledon this year and with the crowds behind her she should be ok. jay crowds behind her she should be ok. jay clarke taking on roger federer, an eight time champion, that must be the ultimate challenge and he's never faced a top ten opponent before, jay clarke, so it's more about how his character, how we embrace his going on to a big show court, can he put out his best tennis against arguably one of the greatest players we've ever seen play the game. do you seen a number of brits through to the third round? funnily enough harriet dart is going quite well as we speak. she might make it through to the third round with a potential match against world number one ash party. i think johanna konta should be able to get thejob done, i think it's a tough match for her but i will probably go
with federal against jay clarke. thank you very much, always a pleasure to speak to you and also in action today, rafa nadal and serena williams, but the focus for us is the brits and of course andy murray. david 0rnstein at wimbledon, thank you. one person has been killed during a volcanic eruption on the italian island of stromboli. the victim, believed to be a tourist, was walking on the volcano and was hit by rocks thrown out by the eruption. holiday—makers are reported to have run into the sea to seek shelter. a ship has been sent to the island in case it needs to be evacuated. time for a look at the weather. here's matt taylor. blue skies? exactly, through much of england, blue skies and sunny. temperature is creeping up. it's not the same everywhere. cloud across scotland and northern ireland producing rain for some, creeping a bit further