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GIN's vision, mission, aims and member benefits.

GIN vision

Trustworthy and accessible guidance for better health.

GIN mission

To lead, strengthen and support collaboration and work within the guideline development, adaptation and implementation community.

Three principal aims:

  • Providing a network and partnerships for guideline organisations, implementers, researchers, students and other stakeholders
  • Assisting members in reducing duplication of effort and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of evidence-based guideline development, adaptation, dissemination and implementation
  • Promoting best practice through the development of opportunities for learning and building capacity, and the establishment of high quality standards of guideline development, adaptation, dissemination and implementation.

Members benefits:

  • Participation in GIN’s annual conferences at reduced rates
  • Involvement in the activities of the working groups and communities
  • Our International Guideline Library - regularly updated with the latest guidelines and guidelines in development
  • Participation in workshops, courses and other opportunities
  • Multiple networking opportunities to allow mutual learning and improvements
  • Ability to use the GIN newsletter and website to highlight the work of your organisation and send out calls for collaboration

The Guidelines International Network is an international non-profit-distributing association of organisations and individuals involved in the development and use of clinical practice guidelines. It is a Scottish Company, limited by guarantee and established under Company Number SC243691 and is also a Scottish Charity, recognised under Scottish Charity Number SC034047. Governance arrangements are addressed in its Articles of Association.

GIN seeks to improve the quality of health care by promoting systematic development of clinical practice guidelines and their application into practice, through supporting international collaboration.

GIN has developed partnerships with the following groups/organisations: The AGREE Research Trust, The GRADE Working Group, The Cochrane Collaboration, The International Network of Agencies for Health Technologies Assessment, The World Medical Association and Covidence.  In June 2014, a collaborative agreement was signed between Dynamed and GIN.

The network's affairs are directed and managed by a Board of Trustees, elected by GIN's members and representing experts from all parts of the world.

For more detailed information on the network's background and activities we encourage you to:

Applications for individual or organisational membership are very welcome


GIN membership manager

More information about Scottish charities can be accessed via the website of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Page last updated: Feb 05, 2021
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