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NHSScotland National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Sepsis Screening Tool

NHSScotland National Early Warning Score (NEWS) and Sepsis Screening Tool now available for iPhone and Android.

With World Sepsis Day approaching on 13th September, we are delighted to announce that the NHSScotland NEWS and Sepsis screening tool is now available for Android users as well as iPhone.

This app is a collaboration between NHS Education for Scotland (NES) and the Scottish Patient Safety Programme (SPSP). More information about the app as well as access options are available at http://www.knowledge.scot.nhs.uk/home/portals-and-topics/sepsis-app.aspx 

iPhone users can also update this app to version 1.4. This now includes a short introductory video by Professor Kevin Rooney, NHS Scotland National Clinical Lead for the National Sepsis Collaborative. This video is also available to Android users.

The app has been registered with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) as a medical device and was recently shortlisted for the British Computer Society Health Informatics Awards.

We want to know whether this app is supporting improvement in the recognition and timely management of patients with sepsis.  We would therefore be very grateful if you could complete our evaluation at https://response.questback.com/nhseducationforscotland/sepsisevaluation/ based on your experience in using this app.

For more information, contact:  knowledge@nes.scot.nhs.uk