June 20, 2017

Constitution and Rules

These are being updated following implementation of remits passed at the AGM. Please click on the Constitution and Rules to review the draft and provide feedback by the […]
June 30, 2017

Retired after 28 years

Hi everyone, Well, it’s finally arrived. The time to take off my scrubs, bouffant hat, decontamination gear and go and enjoy life. I am retiring on […]
June 30, 2017

2016 Otago Daily Times Article

“The NZSSA were today made aware of an article printed in the Otago Daily Times which highlighted some practices that your association does not support. If […]
June 30, 2017

AS/NZS 4187:2014

AS/NZS 4187:2014 Reprocessing of reusable medical devices in health service organisations The new standard is available as of today through Standards NZ. To purchase follow this […]
November 2, 2017

Guide to writing exemplars

Go to the Registration folder  to see a new guide to writing exemplars of practice. Sample exemplars coming soon.
November 8, 2017

IFU’s and The Sterile Technicians Responsibility

This week there has been a flurry of emails doing the rounds in regards to Non-sterile implants e.g. plates and screws and whether they can or […]
January 16, 2018

Scholarships for 2018

The NZSSA are pleased to announce that for 2018 they will be offering a range of Scholarships for members.These include educational scholarships and for attendance at […]
January 18, 2018

Registrations January/February 2018

Registrations are now due for  January / February 2018 . With upcoming changes  including a career pathway for Sterile Technicians it is even more important that […]
January 18, 2018

Photos Dunedin 2017

Did you attend the NZSSA 2017 conference in Dunedin? Check out some of the photos from the conference in the gallery section of the website.
February 21, 2018

NZSSA Executive Nominations Open

Nominations are invited for positions on the NZSSA Executive for the term 2018 -2021. All members of the Executive including the President  and Secretary are to be […]
March 18, 2018

World Sterile Sciences Day – 10th April 2018

World Sterile Sciences Day on the 10th April is the chance to celebrate the excellent work produced by our departments and the sterile technicians around New […]
March 18, 2018

Attention – Re Attune Balanced Sizer Tray

Recently it was brought to the attention of the NZSSA that the pins and a drill bit in the Attune Balanced Sizer Tray are in fact […]