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To further provide for our members NZSA may endorse material externally produced, or support external groups to develop high quality resources, to improve patient and anaesthesia outcomes.

The decision to endorse any educational resource, material or report is made by the Executive Committee. All NZSA endorsements follow the NZSA Endorsement Policy.

Preventing unrecognised oesophageal intubation

Consensus Guideline from project for universal management of airways & international airway societies

The NZSA have officially endorsed the Preventing unrecognised oesophageal intubation: a consensus guideline from the Project from Universal Management of Airways (PUMA) and international Airway Societies.

Preventing unrecognised oesophageal intubation guidelines

Your Labour Your Way

Patient website resource: A guide for Pregnant People in Aotearoa

New Zealand focussed information to help pregnant people have an empowered and positive birth. Visit

Anaesthesia Breastfeeding NZ

Patient & clinician website resource: Anaesthesia & Sedation for Breastfeeding Parents

Information for patients and clinicians on caring for breastfeeding parents around the time of surgery. Visit

Post Dural Puncture Headache

Patient & clinician website resource: Providing up to date and accurate information about post dural puncture headaches for patients and clinicians

This website aims to assist people who are experiencing a headache after a spinal anaesthetic or an epidural as well as their whānau and the clinicians caring for them. Visit postduralpunctureheadache

Endorsement Policy

Requests for endorsement can be made via request to a relevant NZSA Network Chair who may then present it to the NZSA Executive Committee to make a final decision.

You can view the NZSA Endorsement Policy here.