This area is for sharing guidelines, protocols and policies related to wound care

If you would like to share your local guidelines, protocols or policies, these documents may be submitted to Jeannette, our NZWCS Administrator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and she will forward them to the NZWCS National Committee for peer review before posting to this page.

2019 - The 2019 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries

2017 - Diabetic Foot Australia - Consultation DRAFT of the Australian national plan to end avoidable amputations within a generation.

2017 Guiding Principles for Pressure Injury Prevention and Management in New Zealand

The guide is a foundational document for pressure injury prevention and management in New Zealand and has been developed to support local experience while enabling national consistency.  May 2017


Australian and New Zealand Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Venous Leg Ulcers

This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian and New Zealand health care context, based on the best evidence available up to January 2011.


Wound Care Association of New South Wales Skincare Guidelines

(reproduced with permission of WCANSW)