Meetings sponsored by the NZSSA

These opportunities are provided for people involved with reprocessing reusable medical devices in any health service organization.  Health service organizations include but are not restricted to hospitals, private practice clinics, general practice clinics, dental, tattoo and skin piercing studios, beauty therapy clinics.

The NZSSA will be providing these opportunities to Association members at no cost (except NZSSA conference for which registration is reduced for members). This is in recognition of the member’s annual fee being returned to education.  Non-members pay a premium registration for the NZSSA conference.

Education opportunities will be added to this page as they are arranged.

Leaders meetings

These meetings are targeted at the person leading reprocessing of medical devices at an operational and strategic level.  There are many designations but if you have responsibility for running the service, coordinating or supporting staff then this meeting is for you.  Each meeting will have a speaker or speakers presenting on a key topics and the remainder of the day will be focused on discussion on operational issues and networking.

If you have any queries please contact Anthony Valvoi,

The 2024 Leaders Meetings will continue via TEAMS.

Meeting held 22 February 2024. Topics covered: Standards update, conference update and presentation by Dustin Harbeck, Ecolab – Benefits of Central Dosing Systems

The next meeting will be announced shortly

Educator / Staff Trainer Meeting

These meetings are facilitated by Anthony Valvoi. Any queries please contact Anthony –

These meetings are an opportunity for educators around NZ and team leaders that provide education to staff to network, establish relationships, share issues and ideas relating to providing education in reprocessing environments.

The next meeting will be announced as soon as possible.

Want to join the Leaders contact list?

Email: Paul Moody, Secretary, at

If you wish to be notified by email have your name added to the contact list by providing your details to Paul. Being on the contact list also puts you in contact with other leaders in NZ and keeps you up with meeting agendas and any queries being placed to the group.

Tracking System User Group

More reprocessing services have electronic tracking systems in use, replacing manual recording. To support electronic tracking system users the NZSSA have reached out to a user to form a user group where knowledge and problem solving can be achieved for the benefit of everyone. Lyndsay Harrow has said she will be the key contact for this group.

Do you have an electronic tracking system or are going to be implementing one? Join this group and start networking!

Lyndsay Harrow (She/her)

CSSD Systems & Applications Coordinator

Counties Manukau District

Midland & Upper North Island CSSD Regional Meeting

Information for 2024 coming soon. 

South Island CSSD Regional Meeting 2024

Saturday 25 May 2024, 8.15am – 1.15pm, Commodore Airport Hotel, 449 Memorial Avenue

This meeting is being bought to you by the NZSSA in association with Multigate.

Please RSVP by 11 May 2024 to confirm your attendance and your dietary requirements. Email: Lauren Birchall:

Click here for the programme

Lower North Island Regional Meeting

Saturday 4 May, 0830 – 1300hrs, Lower Hutt Hospital education centre

Save this date for an interactive learning and networking morning!

Online Education

Healthmark – online education opportunities – webinars, podcasts, product training, Crazy4clean education modules: Healthmark education

Rem System are offer a continuing Education for Clinicians. Over 200 Courses for Clinicians. Totally Free.

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Halyard has an online video series on insights and innovations in the safety and performance of CSSD Sterilization wraps so please click here to view more information. 

The Halyard education foundation is another opportunity for furthering education and understanding of reprocessing reusable medical devices.