January 31, 2021

Vacancy: Nelson Hospital CSSD Team Leader

Team Leader – Sterile Services Unit, Nelson Hospital This is a great leadership opportunity, providing a chance to inspire and motivate others. It is a permanent […]
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 […]
February 2, 2021

Midland Region CSSD Seminars 2021

The Midland region are hosting two seminars this year for sterile technicians. Technicians from all regions are invited to attend. Venue 1: Date: 27th March 2021 […]
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 […]
February 28, 2021

NZSSA Elections 2021

Dear members It is that time again when the NZSSA calls for interested parties to become members of the NZSSA executive for the period 2021-2024. To […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 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

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 […]