Archives, by date

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.

Click here to make your own submission on an issue

Review of the Anaesthetic Technician Scope of Practice and Competence Standards for a proposed Perioperative Practitioner Scope of Practice.

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Medical Sciences Council on their Review of the Anaesthetic Technician Scope of Practice and Competence Standards for a proposed Perioperative Practitioner Scope of Practice.

Read or Download

Protecting Workers from Solar UV Radiation - Draft Guideline

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation provided feedback on Worksafe New Zealand's Protecting Workers from Solar UV Radiation Draft Guideline.  

Read or Download

HISO NHI Standard

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Information Standards Organisation on a proposed number  format change to the NHI. 

Read or Download

Regulation of Social Workers Legislation: NCW consultation

The New Zealand Nurses organisation made a submission to the Natinal Council of Women on their consultation on the registration of social workers legislation. 

Read or Download

HISO Allied Health Data Set Standard.

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Information Standards Organisation (HISO) on the Draft 10065 Allied Health Data Set Standard

Read or Download

Transition towards a lower net emissions economy

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a breif submission to the Productivity Commission on their issues paper:  Transition Towards a Lower Net Emissions Economy

Read or Download

PHARMAC Zoster vaccine for shingles for older persons

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to PHARMAC supporting the proposal to fund zoster vaccine for the prevention of shinges in persons aged over 65 years. 

Read or Download

Fertility Services Standards Review: survey

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation responded to the Ministry of Health's survey, as part of the Fertility Services Starndards Review.  

Read or Download

P1028 Regulation of Infant formula products for special dietary use

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) on their consultation paper P1028- Regulation of Infant formula: infant formula products for special dietary use. 

Read or Download

Measuring and Improving State Sector Productivity

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Productivity Commission on its consultation paper: Measuirng and Improving State Services Productivity

Read or Download

Guidance for Follow up Care of Lung Cancer Patients

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation and the Cancer Nurses College, NZNO gave feedback to the National Lung Cancer Working Group on the draft National Guidance - follow up and supportive care of lung cancer patients after curative intent therapy

Read or Download

PHARMAC Proposal to widen access to ciprofloxacin drops

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to PHARMAC supporting the proposal to widen access to ciprofloxacin eyedrops  for the second line treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM),  

Read or Download

Diabetes Management Products Consultation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on
PHARMAC’s proposal to enter into a new sole supply arrangement with Pharmaco (NZ) Limited for an expanded range of CareSens self-monitoring diagnostic test meters and associated test strips.

Read or Download

Heath and Disability Services Standards Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation completed the Ministry of Health's survey as part of the Health and Disability Service Standards Review.   

Read or Download

PHARMAC Change of access to funded nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) proposal

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to PHARMAC  on their proposal to change access to funded NRT and ECP. 

Read or Download

Proposed Integrated Family Health Centre in Buller

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation wrote a letter of support for the Buller/Kawatiri community's oral submission to the Health Select Committee, opposing the current proposal for the Westport Integrated Family Health Centre (IFHC).

Read or Download

Essential Skills in Demand Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to Immigration New Zealand on the Review of the Essential Skills in Demand lists. 

Read or Download

Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Policy Brief: A Sugary Drink Tax for New Zealand, produced by the New Zealand Beverage Guidance Panel. This submission is informed by consultation with members of the NZNO.

Read or Download

ICN Draft Position Statement: Safe Staffing Levels

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the International Council of Nurses (ICN) on the Draft  Position Statement: Safe Staffing Levels 

Read or Download

Voluntary Bonding Scheme

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Voluntary Bonding Scheme. 

Read or Download

BPACNZ Draft Guidelines Sepsis

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to BPACNZ on their draft guidelines for Sepsis: Recognition, diagnosis and early management

Read or Download

Strategy to prevent suicide in New Zealand

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to  the Ministry of Health on the Draft Strategy to prevent suicide in New Zealand. 

Read or Download

Regulating Paramedics under the HPCA Act

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation, and the College of Emergency Nurses New Zealand made submissions to the Ministry of Health's consultation document on a proposal by the Ambulance sector to regulate the  paramedic workforce under the Health Practtioners Competence Assurance Act 2003.  

Read or Download

Education (Tertiary Education and Other Matters) Amendment Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Education and Science Committee on the Education (Tertiary Education and Other Matters) Amendment Bill, opposing proposed changes to funding mechanisms  aassociated with  "equal treatment" of private and public providers of tertiary education.

Read or Download

United Nations Human Rights Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa, NZNO contributed to the Aotearoa New Zealand collective shadow report on the Elimination of all forms of racial discrimination shadow report to the United Nations Human Rights Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.  Representatives of the collective presented this submission in Geneva.

Read or Download

Draft ICN Health Policy Priorities 2017-2020

The New Zealand Nurses Organsation made a submission to the International Council of Nurses on its consultation document: Draft ICN Health Policy Priorities. 

Read or Download

SDHB Proposal for Change: Tier 2,3,4 Leadership and Management

The New Zealand Nruses organisation made a submission to the Southern District Health Board strongly opposing its proposal for change to Tier 2,3, & 4 Leadership and Management, which would result in the disestablishment of several senior nursing leadership positions. 

Read or Download

Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee on Family and Whānau Violence Legislation Bill.

Read or Download

Essential Skills Visa Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on the Suite of proposed changes to the Essential Skills visa: Discussion document. 

Read or Download

Investing in New Zealand's Future Health Workforce

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Workforce New Zealand on Investing in New Zealand's Future Health Workforce.

Read or Download

Essential Skills in Demand Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the shortages Review Team, Immigration New Zealand, on the Essential Skills in Demand Review 

Read or Download

Draft New Zealand Child and Adolescent Asthma Guidelines

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a Submission to the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand

 

Read or Download

HDC: Research involving adult participants who are unable to provide informed consent.

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health and Disability Commissioner on the HDC consultation document "Health and disability research involving adult participants who are unable to provide informed consent". 

Read or Download

Domestic Violence Victim's Protection Bill

Submission to the Select Committee - 24 April 2017

Read or Download

Draft Anti Microbial Resistance (AMR) Action Plan

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry for Primary Industries and the Ministry of Health on the draft AntiMicrobial Resistance Action Plan. 

Read or Download

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues

Intervention to the 16th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues, New York  on the following issues:

  • Retention and recruitment of Māori nurses is vital for the future health and wellbeing of our whānau, hapū and iwi. Action is required, to develop a Māori nursing workforce strategy with further investment, resourcing and vision to achieve this goal.
  • It is essential that global health and wellbeing must include indigenous voices at the highest decision making level of health.
  • We acknowledge that ILO 169 is an important document and support a resolution by this forum for ratification.
  • We also agree, that the UN develop an independent monitoring body for the implementation of the declaration

We support a representative group of the national Human Rights institutions be given a mandated seat and speaking rights at the New York United Nations 

Read or Download

Alzheimers New Zealand - Draft Dementia Services and Standards

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to Alzheimers New Zealand on the Draft Dementia Services and Standards.

Read or Download

Mental Health Act and Human rights

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their consultation on the Mental Health Act and Human Rights  in order to contribute to a shared understanding of the relationship between the Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 (NZBORA).

 

Read or Download

PRIME Service Review

The College of Emergency Nurses (New Zealand) (CENNZ) - NZNO made a submission to the PRIME (Primary Response in Medical Emergencies) Service Review Steering Group Draft Report to NASO (National Ambulance Sector Office).

Read or Download

Children, Young Persons, and their Families (Oranga Tamariki Amendment Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Social Services Committee on the Children, Young persons, and Their families (Oranga Tamariki) Amendment Bill - the second tranche of legislation reforming CYF care and protection services under the new Ministry of Vulnerable Children - Oranga Tamariki. 

Read or Download

Te Uru Kahikatea Public Health Workforce

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation contributed to the Minsitry of Health's survey on Te Uru Kahikatea Public Health Workforce Survey.   

Read or Download

Integrated Health Care Framework for Pharmacists and Doctors

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation submitted a brief response to the Boards of the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand and the New Zealand Medical Association on their Integrated Health Care Framework for Pharmacists and Doctors.

Read or Download

Proposal for free Influenza vaccine for community pharmacies

The New Zealand Nurses organisation made a submission to PHARMAC on a proposal to fund a free influenza vaccine to people 65 years and over and pregnant women in community pharmacies from 1 April 2017 

Read or Download

Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill

The NZNO made a submission to the Health Select Committee on the Health (Fluoridation of Drinking Water) Amendment Bill.

Read or Download

HQSC National Reportable Event Policy Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a submission to the Health Quality & Safety Commission on the National Reportable Events Policy Review

Read or Download

ACC RFI: Preventing and Reducing Wound Infection

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the ACC in response to its RFI on the treatment, planning and management of wounds to prevent and reduce infection. 

Read or Download

HQSC Pressure Injury: Draft Guidelines

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Qaulity and Safety Commission on the Draft Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury.  

Read or Download

123468910Last