August 27, 2019

VACANCY – Educator, Sterile Services, Hawkes Bay

Applications are open for the educator position at Hawkes Bay Sterile Services Department. To check out this great opportunity of a full time position click on […]
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 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.
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 […]
March 26, 2018

Exemplar by Daryl Evans

As I receive good exemplars of practice from members I am asking their permission to add them to our website. Daryl Evans from St Georges Hospital […]
April 3, 2018

Associations new name-It is now official

Last year at conference the membership officially ratified the association changing its name to: “New Zealand Sterile Sciences Association” The NZSSA is pleased to announce that […]
April 12, 2018

World Sterile Sciences Day celebrations

Auckland DHB including Auckland Hospital,Greenlane and Starship Hospitals went all out to celebrate their Sterile sciences technicians. They even had an article printed in Nova magazine […]
July 2, 2018

NZSSA Scholarship Recipients

This year we received several excellent  applications from  members who were interested in obtaining an NZSSA Scholarship to attend one of several conferences. The NZSSA is […]