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How to use WEMWBS

This section provides further information on how to apply for a licence to use WEMWBS and some basic background information on how to use the scales. Once you have obtained a licence you will be able to access more detailed information on the correct use of the scale including Practitioner Guidelines.

Register to use

WEMWBS is protected by copyright. Should you wish to use WEMWBS you will require a license appropriate to your intended use:

Non-Commercial Use

This licence is made available for organisations whose main purpose is not directed towards commercial advantage or monetary compensation (“Non-Commercial Organisations”), including Public Sector Organisations (e.g. Universities, Schools, Public Health, Social Services, NGOs), Registered Charities, Registered Community Interest Companies and Registered Social Enterprises only;

Please register here ensuring you read and accept the Non-Commercial Licence Terms and Conditions prior to confirming your agreement.

Please be aware that the Non-Commercial licence does not give you permission to publicly share WEMWBS or for you to provide WEMWBS to other parties for their use under your licence. Should you wish to use WEMWBS outside of these terms please contact to discuss your requirements.

Commercial Use

All individuals or organisations other than those listed above as Non-Commercial will require a Commercial Licence. This includes commercial organisations utilising WEMWBS within their own organisation or providing products or services to non-commercial customers or in non-commercial settings.

For organisations requiring a Commercial Licence for using WEMWBS with up to 3,000 participants, please complete the registration form and payment of the Annual Licence Fee ensuring that you read and accept the Commercial Licence Terms and Conditions.

For organisations requiring a Commercial Licence for using WEMWBS with more than 3,000 participants please contact wemwbslicence@warwick.acuk to discuss your requirements.

If you have previously registered for a licence and / or are uncertain as to whether you have a licence appropriate for your use of WEMWBS please contact wemwbslicence@warwick.acuk.

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''We know that [WEMWBS] has got the scientific backing, the evidence backing so we’ve just kind of said this is what we’re using, this is the tool we’re using. It seems to be the measurement tool [that is] nationally recognised.’'

Local Authority Employee