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

  • Career Opportunity – Mercy Ascot Hospitals
    MercyAscot is one of New Zealand’s largest private surgical facilities with 22 theatres across 3 sites. The Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) is a crucial part […]
    It has come to my attention that there are single use products being used in our DHB’s which may not in fact be sterile. Two items […]
  • NZSSA Leaders Meeting 5th April 2019
    The NZSSA are pleased to announce there will be a leaders meeting held on the 5th April 2019 from 09.00-14.30pm at the new Rydges Hotel Wellington […]