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National Health and Medical Research Council

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has a portal with links to clinical practice guidelines developed for use in Australian health care settings. It includes guidelines published with approval from the NHMRC, as well as guidelines published by other agencies in Australia. The list can be searched by keywords.

Although the NHMRC portal does not currently list clinical practice guidelines for children’s cancer, new guidelines are added by the NHMRC periodically as they are published.


Clinical practice guidelines for mental health in young people, including post-traumatic stress disorder, can be found on the beyondblue website.


Guidelines on genetic disorders are available from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

International sources of evidence-based guidelines include the following:

The Cochrane Library is a source of high-quality systematic reviews on specific clinical issues.

published: Sunday, 23 August, 2015