We would like to hear your views on the draft National Clinical Guideline No. 1 National Early Warning System (NEWS) (2020).  All comments received on this form by the deadline will be considered and used to inform the final clinical guideline.

Clinical guidelines are an important contributor to safe high quality healthcare. Good clinical guidelines help change the process of healthcare, reduce variation, improve outcomes for service users and ensure the efficient use of healthcare resources (NCEC p.6).

The draft clinical guideline contains a number of recommendations, each with a statement of the evidence used by the Guideline Development Group when they formed the recommendation.
Draft NEWS (2020) feedback form

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