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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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Enrolled Nurse and Nurse Assistant Scopes of Practice under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003)

1 October 2009

Te Runanga o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation Submission to the Nursing Council of New Zealand on the Enrolled Nurse and Nurse Assistant Scopes of Practice under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003).

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Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Bill

30 September 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Education and Science Committee on the Education (Polytechnics) Amendment Bill.

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Ministerial Review Group Report

18 September 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation provided extended comment on the Ministerial Review Group Report.

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Code of Employment Practice on Infant Feeding

September 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Department of Labour on the Code of Employment Practice on Infant Feeding.

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Submission to ACC on the Proposed Changes to Hi-Tech Imaging Provision of Services

August 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation submitted to the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) on the Proposed Changes to Hi-Tech Imaging Provision of Services.

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Proposed Amendment to the New Zealand Folic Acid Standard

12 August 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the New Zealand Food Safety Authority on the Proposed Amendment to the New Zealand Folic Acid Standard.

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Standards of Care for Women Requesting Induced Abortion in NZ

4 August 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Abortion Supervisory Committee on Standards of Care for Women Requesting Induced Abortion in New Zealand: Report of a Standards Committee to the Abortion Supervisory Committee.

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Registered Nurse Scope of Practice under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003)

17 July 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Nursing Council of New Zealand on the Registered Nurse Scope of Practice under the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003)

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Opioid Substitution Treatment Service Delivery: Funding and Contracting Review

26 June 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on Opioid Substitution Treatment Service Delivery: Funding and Contracting Review.

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Draft Road Traffic Noise Standard - New and Altered Roads

9 June 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to Standards New Zealand regarding the Draft Road Traffic Noise Standard - New and Altered Roads.

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Service Models to meet the aims of the Primary Health Care Strategy

29 May 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Council on the discussion paper Service Models to meet the aims of the Primary Health Care Strategy and deliver better, sooner, more convenient Primary Health Care.

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Vision and Hearing Screening Referral Protocols

29 May 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on Vision and Hearing Screening Referral Protocols.

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Review of the Workplace Health and Safety Strategy to 2015

15 May 2009

Submission to the Department of Labour On the Review of the Workplace Health and Safety Strategy to 2015.

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Midwifery First Year of Practice Programme Interim Specification next minimum review date 2013

May 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Clinical Training Agency (CTA) on the Midwifery First Year of Practice Programme Interim Specification next minimum review date 2013.

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Sale and Supply of Liquor and Liquor Enforcement Bill

23 April 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Social Services Select Committee on the Sale and Supply of Liquor and Liquor Enforcement Bill.

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Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Youth Courts Jurisdiction and Orders) Amendment Bill

17 April 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Social Services Select Committee on the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Youth Courts Jurisdiction and Orders) Amendment Bill


Public Health Medicine Training Interim Specification

8 April 2009

NZNO gave feedback to the Ministry of Health on the Consultation on the Interim Specification for Public Health Medicine Training.

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Feedback on New Zealand’s Draft Human Rights Report

17 March 2009

NZNO gave Feedback on New Zealand’s Draft Human Rights Report to the United Nations and Commonwealth Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

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Submission to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee on the Domestic Violence (Enhancing Safety) Bill 2008

27 February 2009

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a Submission to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee on the Domestic Violence (Enhancing Safety) Bill 2008.

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Review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 - Director-General of Health

February 20, 2009 – extended March 6, 2009

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a Submission to the Director-General of Health On the Review of the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.

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Draft revised NZ Influenza Pandemic Action Plan

20 February 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Revised draft New Zealand Influenza Pandemic Action Plan for Sector Consultation.

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CTA Purchasing Intentions Document

5 February 2009

NZNOs letter to the Ministry of Health regarding lack of consultation on the Clinical Training Agency Purchasing Intentions Document.

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Health Expectancy: Toward Tier 1 Official Statistic Status Discussion Paper

31 January 2009

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health and Statistics New Zealand on the Health Expectancy: Toward Tier 1 Official Statistic Status Discussion Paper.


Review of Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act (2003)

31 January 2008

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

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Performance-Based Research Fund Assessment Framework Consultation

30 January 2009

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a Submission to the Tertiary Education Commission PBRF Sector Reference Group on the Performance-Based Research Fund Assessment Framework Consultation.

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Medical Training Board 2008: Integrated and Coordinated Medical Training Discussion Document

January 2009

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Medical Training Board 2008: Integrated and Coordinated Medical Training Discussion Document.

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NCNZ Proposed Changes to English Language Policy from January 2009

November 2008

An NZNO submission from 2008 to the Nursing Council of New Zealand on the proposed changes to English language policy from January 2009.

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