NEWS2 Covid-19 support

NEWS2 Covid-19 support

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic the NEWS2 resource has been provided as an open access resource for the past three months.  During this period close to 3,000 healthcare professionals successfully utilised the resource.  With demand now returning to normal levels...
New supplementary guidance coming in July 2020

New supplementary guidance coming in July 2020

The NEWS2 e-learning modules will be extended early July 2020 to include new supplementary guidance from the Royal College of Physicians.  Enhanced guidance will be provided on: Escalation and response Oxygen scales Acute receiving of patients to hospital Incomplete...
NEWS2 and deterioration in COVID-19

NEWS2 and deterioration in COVID-19

This guidance emphasises the place of NEWS2 in managing patients with COVID-19. NEWS2 should be used when managing patients with COVID 19. The use of NEWS2 will ensure that patients who are deteriorating, or at risk of deteriorating, will have a timely initial...
NEWS2 and deterioration in COVID-19

NEWS2: Additional implementation guidance

This document provides clarification on aspects of implementing NEWS2. NEWS2: Standardising the assessment of acute-illness severity in the NHS was published in December 2017. Since then there has been considerable learning through widespread implementation across the...