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Consulation Documents


Useful Websites

Consultation Documents

No consultations at present

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Adult Respiratory Knowledge and Skills Framework

National Respiratory Strategy


The Impact of Respiratory Disease in NZ Update 2016 (PDF, 132 pages, 3221KB)

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Useful Websites

Asthma Guidelines

NZ asthma guidelines -
The Global Initiative for Asthma -
The Australian Asthma Handbook -

Bronchiectasis Guidelines
British Guideline for non-CF Bronchiectasis, 2010

Guideline for Chronic Supperative Lung Disease and Bronchiectasis in Children and Adults in Australia and New Zealand, 2014 FINAL.pdf

Chronic Cough
Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment. Australian cough guidelines summary statement., 2010
Recommendations for the Management of Cough in Adults, 2006

COPD  Guidelines
Global initiative on chronic obstructive lung disease

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic fibrosis NZ

Interstitial Lung Disease

BTS guideline 2008

ERS Whitebook

Nice Guideline 2013

Lung Cancer

Nice Guideline 2011

NZ standards for provision of care for lung Cancer

Obstructive sleep apnoea

British guideline

Adult Domiciliary Oxygen Therapy - Clinical Practice Guideline, 2014 Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand Oxygen Guidelines for Acute Oxygen Use in Adults:
Clinical use of pulse oximetry: 2014-Respirology.pdf

Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Australia and New Zealand Pulmonary Rehabilitation guidelines

Respiratory websites
The Thoracic Society of Australia and NZ - 
The British Thoracic Society -       
NICE Guidelines -

The European Respiratory Society (ERS)

The American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Smoking Cessation

Smokefree -

Smokefree nurses -

Champix -

Quitline -

NZ smoking cessation guidlelines -


E cigarettes


Training and tools 

Spirometry in practice

Tuberculosis Guidelines for Tuberculosis control in New Zealand 2010


Public Offices/Charities

Asthma and respiratory foundation
The Department of Health -
Cochrane NZ  -
Asthma  New Zealand  -
Heath Navigator –
Lung foundation Australia 
Lung foundation NZ
National asthma council (Australia)


Further Reading


Thorax -

Chest Journal -

Best Practice advocacy centre -

Research review -

Advance Care Planning

Palliative care handbook

Further websites can also be found at the back of the knowledge and skills framework


Inhaler resources

Funded Inhalers in New Zealand 2016 (PDF, 1 Page, 1423KB)

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