We describe our articles as evidence-based, practical guidance for health care professionals working in New Zealand.
Our topics are decided on by our clinical advisory group (see: “Who are the clinical advisory group?”).
The article is scoped and drafted by our publications team, then sent out to review with our clinical advisory group and
a subject expert. Final revisions are then made by the clinical and editorial teams.
We base our information on New Zealand guidelines, where available. We then look to guidelines from the United Kingdom’s
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), Australian, United States and Canadian guidelines, Cochrane
systematic reviews, meta-analyses, and where necessary, primary research. This information is then collated, revised and
presented in the context of the New Zealand health care system, with guidance from selected experts, depending on the
The acknowledgements box at the end of an article lists the experts who have reviewed the article and provided comment.