Resources & Publications » Resources for SLTs » Clinical Policies and Guidelines

As a professional, self-regulatory body, the NZSTA must produce professional standards, guidelines, and policy documents to guide and govern NZSTA members' practice and empower NZSTA members to provide excellent services to our communities.

Clinical Practice 

Supervision & Continuing Professional Development 

  • NZSTA Supervision in Aotearoa for Speech-language Therapists - position statement (aka policy)
  • NZSTA Continuing Development (CPD) - framework
  • Supervision Log - use the supervision portal via your member profile.


  • NZSTA Risk Feeding - guideline
  • NZSTA Clinical Practice Paediatric dysphagia - guideline
  • NZSTA Clinical Practice Guideline for Videofluoroscopic Study of Swallowing (VFSS) - guideline
  • NZSTA Competency Framework for VFSS - Adults - competency framework
  • Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation in Swallowing Rehabilitation (ESTIM) -  position statement
  • Cleft Lip and Palate – guideline pending

Tracheostomy & Laryngology