Guidelines for Guidelines Handbook

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Guidelines for Guidelines provides guideline developers with practical advice on how to meet the 2016 NHMRC Guideline Standards. It is relevant for clinical practice, environmental and public health guidelines being developed in Australia and overseas.

About this resource

Guidelines for Guidelines is an online resource comprised of a collection of peer reviewed modules. Together they form a handbook that covers every aspect of the planning, development, review, implementation and updating of guidelines. 

The modules that form the handbook are published as they become available, initially as a public consultation draft. For more information on the development of this resource please visit the Background page.

Public consultation

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ISBN: 978-1-86496-024-2