Guidance for Improving Supportive Care for Adults with Cancer in New Zealand - Ministry of Health
The aim of this guidance document is to improve the quality of life for people affected by cancer by improving access to and the quality of supportive care in New Zealand.
The Implementation Plan for the Guidance for Improving Supportive Care for Adults with Cancer in New Zealand - Ministry of Health and Health Outcomes International
Suspected Cancer in Primary Care - NZ Guidelines Group - Evidence-based Guideline
The purpose of this guideline is to help primary care practitioners make a timely and appropriate referral by alerting practitioners to the features that should raise their suspicion of cancer. The guideline summarises current New Zealand and overseas evidence to inform the management of people presenting to primary care with signs and/or symptoms suggestive of cancer.
National Lung Cancer Standards
The National Lung Cancer Working Group published in August 2011 the Standards of Service Provision for Lung Cancer Patients in New Zealand. The standards aim to improve the care of lung cancer patients by setting requirements for optimal care and addressing variations in care across the country.
Management of Early Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer is one of the most common cancers registered and the second most common cause of death from cancer in new Zealand. The new evidence-based guideline Management of Early Colorectal Cancer funded by the Minsitry of Health and developed by the New Zealand Guidelines Group provides guidance for secondary and tertiary care practitioners on delivering best practice care.