August 20, 2018


The NZSSA has had a long association with the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand and it was assumed that when the green light was given by […]
December 17, 2018

GENCA Fundamentals of Reprocessing -Courses for 2019

The dates are out for the GENCA fundamentals of reprocessing courses for 2019. Registrations are also open. Please click on the attachment below to view details. […]
January 23, 2019

Great career opportunity Hawkes Bay District Health Board- Shift coordinator

Hawkes Bay District Health Board have a new vacancy for a shift coordinator. Please see attached advert.Shift Coordinator advert Applications close 6 February 2019.
February 7, 2019


Details of educational and conference scholarships for 2019 shall be published on this website following the executive meeting on the 1st March 2019. Watch this space […]
February 8, 2019

Opportunity to be a member of the NZSSA executive team

Are you passionate about your work and want to see your profession develop further. If this sounds like you we would like to hear from you, […]
February 20, 2019

NZSSA Leaders Meeting 5th April 2019

The NZSSA are pleased to announce there will be a leaders meeting held on the 5th April 2019 from 09.00-14.30pm at the new Rydges Hotel Wellington […]
March 6, 2019


It has come to my attention that there are single use products being used in our DHB’s which may not in fact be sterile. Two items […]
April 22, 2019

Career Opportunity – Mercy Ascot Hospitals

MercyAscot is one of New Zealand’s largest private surgical facilities with 22 theatres across 3 sites. The Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD) is a crucial part […]
May 2, 2019

Bay of Plenty Training Day August 2019

The Bay of Plenty region are hosting a training day on 24th August 2019 at Grace Hospital Tauranga. These seminars are always well attended and an […]
May 6, 2019

Sterilising of Instruments in the news again 06/05/2019

  To all NZSSA Members Many of you will have seen or heard this mornings article on the Breakfast Show on TV3. It stems from an […]
June 19, 2019

Audit Tool

The audit tool aligned to AS/NZS 4187:2014 is now available on the resources page. This document will only be available to all for a limited period. […]
June 19, 2019

Conference registration open!

Conference registration has opened a little later than anticipated but it is open now so turn your  planning into action and register your place at the […]