Welcome to the National Early Warning Score online training resource – NEWS.

This website provides an opportunity to learn about the implementation and use of the National Early Warning Score system which has been introduced across the NHS.

Here you will be able to access online training on how to fill in the forms and effectively operate the NEWS system, as well as the option to print out a personal certificate showing that you have successfully completed the training.

The NEWS observation chart, score card and clinical responses can be downloaded from the main NEWS page at https://news.ocbmedia.com/resources

Please note that NEWS is designed for use in adults aged 16 years and above. NEWS is not recommended for use in children, during pregnancy or spinal cord injury.


Please note that as of 8th November 2018 NEWS has been updated in line with the latest guidance from the Royal College of Physicians.

If you already have a NEWS account but have not completed the module please return to the previous version here to complete the module and download your certificate. Access to the previous version will be available until 8th December 2018. After this date you will need to create a new account on this version.

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