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Submissions made by NZNO

In accordance with its Strategic Plan, the New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) actively works towards improved health outcomes for all peoples of Aotearoa New Zealand. One of the ways we do this is by making submissions on health- and social policy-related issues.

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Marriage (Definition of Marriage Amendment) Bill

25 October 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Government Administration Committee on the Marriage (definition of Marriage Amendment) Bill.

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Rising To the Challenge: The Mental Health and Addiction Services Implementation Plan

8 November 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on Rising to the challenge: the Mental Health and Addiction Services Implementation Plan.
 

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2012 Review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act

26 October 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the 2012 Review of the Health Practitioners Act (2003).

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Ministry of Health Proposal to Introduce Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in New Zealand

October 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation strongly supports the Governments proposal to introduce a plain packaging regime for tobacco products in order to contribute to reducing the prevalence of smoking in New Zealand, and in doing so improve population health outcomes.

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Guidelines on Proposed Amendments to Surrogacy Arrangements

24 August 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to ACART (Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology) on the consultation document Proposed Amendments to Guidelines on Surrogacy Arrangements Involving Providers of Fertility Services and Guidelines on Donation of Eggs or Sperm between Certain Family Members.


PHARMAC Proposal for sole supply of, and wider funded access to, filgrastim

2 July 2012

The New Zealand Nurses organisation made a submission ot PHARMAC on the Proposal for sole supply of, and wider funded access to, filgrastim.

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Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products - Budget Measures) Amendment Bill

18 June 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Customs and Excise (Tobacco Products – Budget Measures) Amendment Bill 2012. While we advocate strongly to increase excise tax on tobacco, we do not wish to do an oral presentation before the committee.

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The Future of Folic Acid Fortification of Bread in New Zealand

18 June 2012

The New Zealand Nurses organisation made a submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries on the Future of Folic Acid Fortification of Bread in New Zealand.
 

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Development of Quality of Safety Markers

13 June 2012

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Quality and Safety Commission regarding the development of Quality Safety Markers.

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Prescribing Rights under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and Medicines (Standing Order) Regulations 2002

8 June 2012

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on Prescribing Rights under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and Medicines (Standing Orders) Regulations 2002.

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PHARMAC Proposal to amend the funding access criteria for some Nutritional

9 May 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to pharmac on the Proposal to amend the funding access criteria for some Nutritional Products (Special Foods).
 

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Inquiry into Preventing Child Abuse and Improving Child Health Outcomes

4 May 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Select Committee on the Inquiry into Preventing Child Abuse and Improving Child Health Outcomes.

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Request for An Inquiry into the Public Health Implications of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement

20 April 2014

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation requested the Health Committee to hold an open inquiry into the public health implications of the Trans Pacfic Partenrship Agreement (TPPA).

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Te Runanga submission on the Inquiry into determinants of wellbeing for Māori children

16 March 2012

Te Runanga o Aotearoa (NZNO) made a submission to the Māora Affairs Committee on the Inquiry into determinants of wellbeing for Māori children.

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Submission to the Health Select Committee on the Aged Care Charter Petition

15 March 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation(NZNO) and the Service and Food workers Union (SFWU) made a submission to the Health Select Committee on the Aged Care Charter, Petition 2008 245.

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PHARMAC proposal to list Insulin Pumps and consumables

16 March 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to PHARMAC on the Proposal to list Insulin Pumps and Consumables.

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Proposals relating to multiple diabetes management products

14 March 2012

The New Zealand Nurses organisation made a submission to Pharmac on Proposals relating to Multiple Diabetes Management Products.
 

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Mental Health Commission Consultation Blueprint II for Mental Health and Addiction

9 March 2012

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Mental Health Commission on the Consultation Document: To inform the development of Blueprint II for the Mental Health and Addiction Sector.
 

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Draft New Zealand Concept Health Workforce Strategy

14 January 2012
The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to Health Workforce New Zealand on the Draft New Zealand Health Workforce Strategy, a concept document for the Workforce Strategy to be presented to the State Services Commission January 31, 2012.

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Doctors and Financial Conflicts of Interest

15 December 2011

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Medical Council of New Zealand on proposed standards relating to doctors and financial conflicts of interest.

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National Health Committee Referrals programme

9 December 2011

The New Zealand nurses Organisation made a submission to the National Halth Comittee on  programmes referred to NHC for the work programme.

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Draft Review of Standing Orders Regulation

25 November 2011

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Draft Review of Standing Orders Regulation.
 

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Consultation on regulations for the AMA guidelines

November 2011

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Department of labour on proposed regulatory changes to the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Lump Sum and Independence Allowance) Regulations 2002, to replace the American Medical Association Guidelines to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (AMA4 and ACC User handbook to AMA4) with the sixth edition of the Guidelines (AMA6) and ACC User handbook to AMA6.

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ICN Draft Strategy 2011-2014

29 September 2011

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) on the draft ICN Strategy 2011-2014.

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