The links provided here are to international resource centres that provide regularly updated COVID-19 evidence and publications.


Advice for the public: When and how to use face masks external link (World Health Organization)

Videos and infographics from the WHO on fabric and disposable masks, including how to make a three-layer fabric mask and how to launder this mask. These materials are regularly updated based on new scientific findings as the epidemic evolves. Please also refer to the Ministry of Health guidance on the use of masks below.

Conversation and action guide to support staff well-being and joy in work during and after the COVID-19 pandemic (IHI)

This guide builds on the IHI framework for improving joy in work and includes actionable ideas that leaders can quickly test which can build the longer-term foundation to sustain joy in work for the health care workforce.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) hub (British Medical Journal)

The British Medical Journal's COVID-19 hub supports health professionals and researchers with practical guidance, online CPD courses, as well as the latest news, comment, and research from BMJ. The content is free and updated daily.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic information (World Health Organization)

The World Health Organization website provides the latest information about the global coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

COVID-19 articles and resources (The New England Journal of Medicine)

Explore The New England Journal of Medicine's collection of articles and resources on COVID-19.

COVID-19 critical intelligence unit (New South Wales Health)

The New South Wales Health Critical Intelligence Unit provides rapid, evidence-based advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Its operations focus on systems intelligence, clinical intelligence and evidence integration.

COVID-19 information hub (International Pharmaceutical Federation)

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is the global body representing pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical education. This link is to their COVID-19 information hub, however please be mindful that some medication advice may not be relevant to a New Zealand context.

COVID-19 resource centre (The Lancet)

To assist health workers and researchers working under challenging conditions to bring this outbreak to a close, The Lancet has created a coronavirus resource centre. This resource brings together new 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) content from across The Lancet journals as it is published. All COVID-19 content is free to access.

COVID-19: Use of face masks in the community (Ministry of Health)

Information from the Ministry of Health Manatū Hauora on the use of face masks in the community.

Global triage policies

This Google drive folder holds copies of worldwide triage policies for patients with COVID-19.

ISQua's COVID-19 activities and updates (International Society for Quality in Health Care)

COVID-19 information, activities and resources from the International Society for Quality in Health Care.

Key human factors messages when working under pressure (Clinical Human Factors Group)

A range of resources from the Clinical Human Factors Group including guidelines and podcasts for staff working under pressure.

National COVID-19 clinical evidence taskforce

Supporting Australia’s health care professionals with continually updated, evidence-based clinical guidelines.

Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service (Centre for Evidence Based Medicine)

The Centre for Evidence Based Medicine has committed its skills and expertise in evidence synthesis and dissemination to the effort against the current COVID-19 pandemic. This page is updated regularly.

Resources and news on coronavirus (COVID-19) (Cochrane)

Cochrane provides high-quality, relevant, and up-to-date synthesized research evidence to inform health decisions. This page highlights content relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the various related activities that Cochrane is undertaking in response.

Responding to coronavirus: resources and support (The British Psychological Society)

Coronavirus tips and advice from the British Psychological Society.

Last updated 10/09/2020