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 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

Vacancy for Sterile Sciences Technician -Mercy Hospital Dunedin

Mercy Hospital Dunedin has a vacancy for a SST. Closing date 31 March 2021 Please see attached; TSS Technician PD Advert TSST Feb 2021 NZSSA
March 24, 2021

VACANCY: Team Leader Nelson Hospital

Nelson have this exciting opportunity for someone looking to step into a leadership role or move to one of the sunniest towns in NZ. For more […]
March 29, 2021

National Wrap Shortage Update

I have been advised by Pharmac  that they have now been made aware of a national shortage of sterilizing wrap by Halyard NZ. Pharmac are seeking […]
March 30, 2021

SCHOLARSHIPS Open for applications – Close 30 May 2021

The NZSSA have made available scholarships for tertiary education and attendance of the NZSSA conference 2021. These scholarships are now open for applicants. The application forms […]
March 30, 2021

Gem Study Days – South Island – New education opportunity coming to you in May!

Rem Systems have generously decided to fill the gap in education days in the South Island. The details for these meetings are on the education page […]
April 21, 2021

Career Opportunity Hawkes Bay

Hawkes Bay District Health Board are looking for Experienced Technicians to join the Sterile Sciences team. Hawkes Bay is a beautiful place to live and work […]
April 21, 2021

Sterile Wrap Update

The ministry of health released a communication on the 16th April regarding supply issues with wrap.  In particular the identified shortages from Ebos and Halyard. I […]
April 27, 2021


It is very important that all sterile science personnel from managers to technicians fully understand that the “NZSSA does not endorse sterilizing products” of any kind […]
May 3, 2021

South Island CSSD Regional Meetings (Gem meetings)

The first South Island CSSD Regional Meeting is on Saturday 15 May. Here is the final programme for the meeting. South Island CSSD Regional Meetings_Christchurch 2021 […]
May 3, 2021

Vacancy and lifestyle waiting for you in Northland

If you are interested in a change the Northland District Health Board has vacancies for trainee technicians, qualified technicians and senior technicians looking to further their […]