March 14, 2021

Steriisng Wrap Update 15 March

Following on from my previous email I have finally received a reply from the loan set companies, re them putting their loan kit into reusable sterilizing […]
March 14, 2021

Sterilising Wrap UPDATE

There is still a national shortfall in sterilizing wrap from most of the approved companies. The base product for wrap appears to being diverted for mask […]
March 5, 2021

Infection Prevention and Control Research Review

This is the latest edition of this interesting and informative review. Infection_Prevention_and_Control_Research_Review_Issue_11
March 1, 2021

Member Access Amended

Kia ora, while the registration of members is completed the following pages are now freely accessible: Registration, library and journals. If you are wanting to renew […]
February 28, 2021

Updated Email Contacts

Today I attempted to send an email to many of our members. I had numerous rejects which stated that the email address was invalid. Would members […]
February 18, 2021

Kerrison Rongeurs by Symmetry supplied by Obex

Hi all I received an interesting email with photos this morning regarding the above RMD. The manager of the CSSD concerned had been presented with the […]
January 31, 2021


I have recently been contacted by several of you regarding the dirty conditions in which loan sets arriving in for use. More often than not the […]
September 1, 2020

Membership only access activated

The NZSSA have activated the member only access to certain pages for the website. This was a decision taken by the executive to ensure members only […]
May 4, 2020

URGENT Re: Communication from Ministry of Health re N95Masks

As you may be aware ASP(Sterrad) sent out communications stating that you may be able to sterilise single use N95 masks. The communication states that this […]
April 14, 2020

Article of Interest Re -Reprocessing of N95 masks

The article below may be of interest to you all. It supports the theory that reusing masks can be endangering the lives of health workers. Click […]
April 14, 2020

Reprocessing of N95 Masks

Many of you will have received a communication from ASP stating that during this Covid 19 Pandemic it MAY be acceptable to reprocess  N 95 masks […]
April 2, 2020


Hi all information just received from Zentralsterilisation the official journal of the WFHSS. ” Are any additional measures required when reprocessing reusable medical devices? The answer […]