Welcome to the New Zealand Sterile Sciences Association

NZSSA is the professional body for NZ Sterile Services, promoting high quality of service delivery and patient care outcomes, achieved through education and professional representation.

The association’s main objectives are:

  • To foster, promote and encourage interest amongst the members of the Association and others in the study of medical device reprocessing sciences.
  • To promote and encourage the implementation and upgrading of principles and practices of medical device reprocessing sciences.
  • To encourage the publication of any useful information relating to Sterile Sciences practices.
  • To promote conferences for the consideration of all questions concerning medical device reprocessing.
  • To liaise with other sterilisation ‘associations’ throughout the world in an effort to increase knowledge and understanding of medical device reprocessing  sciences and to share that information with all members.
  • To work with government departments and regulatory authorities to improve practice and increase the understanding of medical device reprocessing sciences.

Latest News

  • Vacancy Mercy Ascot Auckland
    A vacancy has arisen for a full time role at Mercy Ascot Hospital. Please see attached advertisement. Closing date 17th February 2019 Sterilising Unit Technician, MercyAscot […]
  • Opportunity to be a member of the NZSSA executive team
    Are you passionate about your work and want to see your profession develop further. If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you, […]
  • SCHOLARSHIPS – 2019
    Details of educational and conference scholarships for 2019 shall be published on this website following the executive meeting on the 1st March 2019. Watch this space […]