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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Acute and Critical Care Panel
Allied Health Professions Australia
Angiotensin 2 receptor agonist (C21)
ANZPID COVID-19 Clinical Reference Group
Australasian Sleep Association
Australia Day honours
Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine
Australian College of Midwives
Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
Australian Living Evidence Consortium (ALEC)
Bamlanivimab plus etesevimab
Basic Life Support
Cardiac Arrest Working Group
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation guidance
Care after COVID-19
Care after COVID-19 flowchart
Care of Children
Care of Older People and Palliative Care Panel
Casirivimab plus imdevimab (Ronapreve)
Children and adolescents
Critical Disease Panel
CT-P59 monoclonal antibody
Definitions of disease severity
Definitions of disease severity and risk of disease
Delayed umbilical cord clamping
Drug treatments flowcharts
Drug Treatments Panel
Expert Advisory Group
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
Global Commission on Evidence
Guideline Leadership Group
Guidelines Leadership Group
High-flow nasal oxygen
Hospital and Acute Care Panel
Hydroxychloroquine plus azithromycin
Ian Potter Foundation
Immunodulatory treatments table
Immunoglobulin plus methylprednisolone
Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG)
Infection Control Matters Podcast
Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Panel
Interferon β-1a (inhaled)
International Women's Day
Management of cardiac arrest
Monoclonal antibody therapy
New England Journal of Medicine
New Topics & Questions
Nirmatrelvir plus ritonavir (Paxlovid)
Observational Data Working Group
Oestrogen containing therapies
Paediatric & Adolescent Care
Paediatric & Adolescent Care Panel
Paediatric and Adolescent Care
Paediatric Decision Tool
Palliative and Aged Care Panel
Palliative Care Working Group
Pathways to Care
Paxlovid prescribing guide
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Pregnancy and perinatal care
Pregnancy and Perinatal Panel
Pregnant & Postpartum women
Pregnant or breastfeeding women
Primary and Chronic Care Panel
Risk classification tool
Royal Australian College of Surgeons
Rural and remote care
Senior Clinical Fellow
Senior Evidence Officer
Skin and wound care
Sofosbuvir plus daclatasvir
subcutaneous casirivimab plus imdevimab
Timing of surgery
Tixagevimab plus cilgavimab (Evusheld)
Vaccinia immune globulin (VIG)
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis
CPR flowcharts updated
29 November, 2022
Flowcharts regarding COVID-19 management have been updated for CPR preparedness and CPR delivery in clinical and care settings, and for basic life support in the community. These updates incorporate the most recent...
COVID-19 Research Pipeline
Cochrane COVID-19 Study Register
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27 October, 2022
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Meet the Evidence Team: Annie Synnot
5 August, 2022
Read our Q&A with Annie Synnot, Consumer Panel Methods Chair: Introduce yourself and your role with the Taskforce/Consumer Panel. Hi, I’m Annie Synnot and I’m based in Adelaide....
18 February, 2022
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15 October, 2021
WEEK IN REVIEW Updates to the Living Treatment Guidelines New recommendations New recommendation for Continuous positive airway pressure / High-flow nasal oxygen therapy The Hospital and Acute Care...
29 September, 2021
WEEK IN REVIEW Updates to the Living Treatment Guideline New recommendations Seven new treatment recommendations for pregnant and breastfeeding women Sotrovimab for pregnant women Following recent recommendations for the...
26 August, 2021
WEEK IN REVIEW Taskforce makes new conditional recommendation for sotrovimab The Taskforce today published three recommendations on the use of sotrovimab for the treatment of COVID-19 in adults...
Coverage: Understanding evidence
17 August, 2021
Science reporter for the The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, Liam Mannix explains the critical role of gold standard evidence and highlights the role of Cochrane and the...
3 June, 2021
Dear colleagues, On behalf of our 32 Taskforce members, we acknowledge our Victorian colleagues during another challenging and anxious time. Look after yourselves and each other, and we all hope an easing of...
22 April, 2021
Message from the Chair and Executive Director Dear Colleagues We’ve just passed 12-months since the first publication of the Australian clinical guidelines for the care of people with COVID-19....
1 April, 2021
WEEK IN REVIEW UPDATES TO THE LIVING GUIDELINE Convalescent plasma recommendation changed to 'do not use' The Taskforce Disease Modifying and Chemoprophylaxis Panel and the Guidelines Leadership Group have incorporated...
18 March, 2021
WEEK IN REVIEW UPDATES TO THE LIVING GUIDELINE New recommendation for tocilizumab in children or adolescents Further to the Taskforce's recent recommendation for the conditional use of tocilizumab for adults (25...
25 February, 2021
WEEK IN REVIEW UPDATES TO THE LIVING GUIDELINE Tocilizumab upgraded to conditional recommendation The Taskforce Disease Modifying Treatment and Chemoprophylaxis Panel and the Guidelines Leadership Group have incorporated...
11 February, 2021
Message from the Taskforce Chair Dear colleagues As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic it is timely to acknowledge the important role of the Taskforce’s...
29 January, 2021
Following a well-earned break, the Taskforce team has now returned to full capacity. Global evidence surveillance continued throughout January, with six clinical panel meetings held since January 11....
Weekly Communique #36
17 December, 2020
Dear colleagues, It’s hard to fully comprehend a year like 2020. The pandemic has affected us all and no doubt its impact will continue and reverberate for some...
Weekly Communique #35
10 December, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Updates to the living guideline New recommendations published this week cover: Combined metabolic cofactor supplementation (CMCS) Vitamin D analogues (formerly just calcifediol, now also includes cholecalciferol) Updated...
Weekly Communique #33
26 November, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Updates to the living guideline Three new recommendations have been published this week covering: Bamlanivimab Fluvoxamine Intravenous immunoglobulin VTE prophylaxis for children and adolescents Further details are...
Weekly Communique #31
12 November, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW IPC Panel EOI for paediatric and clinical engineering expertise The Taskforce is calling for Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals with paediatric or clinical...
Weekly Communique #30
5 November, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Bromhexine hydrochloride added to list of 'only in clinical trials' The Disease-Modifying Treatment and Chemoprophylaxis Panel has reviewed two new trial results for bromhexine hydrochloride (commonly...
Weekly Communique #29
29 October, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Updates to the living guideline this week New recommendations Three new recommendations have been published covering: Triazavirin Other immunomodulatory agents (PIMS-TS) Aspirin and antithrombotic agents...
Weekly Communique #28
22 October, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW SAVING LIVES SAFELY: New CPR flowcharts published today The Taskforce, in partnership with the Infection Control Expert Group (ICEG), has published new clinical flowcharts to guide clinicians...
Weekly Communique #27
15 October, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW New PIMS-TS recommendations The Taskforce has made two new consensus recommendations for the management of children with suspected or confirmed Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome Temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2...
Weekly Communique #26
8 October, 2020
With our evidence team and panels taking a much-needed break, a smaller edition today with no new recommendations or updates to the guidelines and flowcharts this week. Our next update will be next Thursday,...
Weekly Communique #12
2 July, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW Taskforce makes first recommendation on Dexamethasone The Taskforce has made two conditional recommendations on the use of dexamethasone in treatment of patients with COVID-19: Consider...
Weekly Communique #7
28 May, 2020
WEEK IN REVIEW The Taskforce has issued a consensus recommendation to consider increased-dose venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis for adults with severe to critical COVID-19. This recommendation was developed with input from thrombosis specialists on the Taskforce's...
Weekly Communique #5
14 May, 2020
TASKFORCE UPDATE This week we welcomed the Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine as a new member of the Taskforce. Two new expert guideline panels have...