National Paediatric Palliative Care Guidelines (produced by the National Paediatric Palliative Care Clinical Network with the support of the Ministry of Health) - is intended to be used by secondary medical, nursing and allied health providers who care for babies, children and young people at the end of life. It is not intended that the guidelines be used by primary care providers or by providers in neonatal intensive units.
Resource and Capability Framework for Integrated Adult Palliative Care Services in New Zealand (Ministry of Health, 2012) - provides guidance to funders and policy makers. Informs strategic planning and the purchasing of accessible and equitable palliative care services for New Zealanders.
Te Ara Whakapiri: Principles and guidance for the last days of life (Ministry of Health, December 2015) - outlines the essential components and considerations required to promote quality care at the end of life for all adults in New Zealand. It also provides examples of useful approaches and tools that will serve as aids for the development of national and/or local resources as part of implementation.