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 11, 2021

Latest Update re Standards from the Ministry of Health

Hi all I am attaching the latest update that I have received from the Ministry of Health re the  standards. While this directly affects those working […]
May 13, 2021

Conference registration link live!

Kia ora, the link for registration to the conference is now live. Go to the ‘meetings & staff development’ page and click on the purple button […]
July 28, 2021

Membership log in issue

Kia ora, An issue has presented itself with the membership page where you can sign up as a new member but then logging in again at […]
August 23, 2021

Careers Opportunities

Kia ora, this is to advise that all careers vacancies will now be advertised on the page Career Opportunities. Make sure you visit this page regularly […]
August 25, 2021


The NZSSA would like to congratulate Anthony Valvoi From new Plymouth Hospital. Anthony’s hard work and perseverance has seen his role being elevated from team leader […]
August 28, 2021

New Dates for Conference: 9-11 March 2022

To follow on from Shelagh’s announcement that the conference has to be postponed I am pleased to advise that the new dates for the NZSSA annual […]
November 21, 2021

Education opportunity – ASP webinar

ASP are providing an opportunity to add to your education hours through an interesting webinar: The outbreaks with duodenoscopes identified in the last decade have brought […]
November 21, 2021

Draft Standard out for public comment – 22/11/2021 – 24/01/2022

The project to bring AS/NZS 4187 and AS/NZS 4815 together as a single standard on reprocessing reusable medical devices has created a draft of the standard […]