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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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Adult Asthma Quick Reference Guide

Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Asthma Foundation New Zealand on the Adult Asthma Quick Reference Guide.

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Children's Workforce Core Competencies: Draft Framework

The New Zealand Nurses Organsiation made a submission to Health Workforce New Zealand on the Children's Workforce Core Competencies: Draft Framework consultation document.  

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Medsafe: Medicines Data Sheet

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to Medsafe on the Guideline on the Regulation of Therapeutic Products in New Zealand - Part 10: Requirements for information for prescribers and consumers (Edition 7.0)

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International Treaty Examination of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence, and Trade Select Committee on the Trans-Pacific Partnership  Agreement

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RNZCGP: Climate Change, Health, and General Practice in Aotearoa and the Pacific

The New Zealand Nurses organisation commneted on the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners draft Position Statement on Climate Change, Health, and General Practice in Aotearoa and the Pacific

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Taking Action on Fetal Alcohol Specturm Disorder

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their discussion document Taking action on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

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New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme Review 2015/2016

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry for the Environment on a discussion document on the Emissions Trading Scheme Review 2015/2016

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Amendment of Regulations to enable optometrists to issue standing orders

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their consultation on the amendment of the Medicines (Standing Order) Regulations to enable optometrists with therapeutic pharmaceutical agent’s endorsement to issue standing orders.

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Marrakesh Treaty: Possible Accession and Options for Implementation

The New Zealand Nurses Organsiation made a submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment on the Marrakesh Treaty which aims to increase access to published works for persons who are blind, visually impaired or print disabled

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NZ Public Health & Disability (SDHB) Election Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Select Committee on the NZ Public Health & Disability (SDHB) Election Bill.

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Draft Report to UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry for Women on the draft Eighth Periodic Report by the government of New Zealand to CEDAW (UN Council for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women).

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Draft Family Violence Assessment and Intervention Guideline: Child abuse and intimate partner violence

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation commented on the draft update of the Family Violence Assessment and Intervention Guideline: Child abuse and intimate partner violence.

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The Right to Health and Indigenous Peoples

Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner on the Right to Health and Indigenous Peoples.

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Medically Assisted Dying - Maryan Street Petition

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Select Committee on The Maryan Street petition to investigate fully public attitudes towards the introduction of legislation which would permit medically-assisted dying in the event of a terminal illness or an irreversible condition which makes life unbearable.

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Employment Mediation Services Proposal

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation on the Employment Mediation Services Proposal.

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2016 Draft Budget Policy Statement

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee on the 2016 Draft Budget Policy Statement

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Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Building and Housing Select Committee on the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill

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Maternal and Child Health Promotion Service Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Maternal and Child Health Promotion Service Review.

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Draft Options for the Regulation of Prescribing and Dispensing

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their consultation papter Draft Options for the Regulation of Prescribing and Dispensing in New Zealand. 

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Official Information Act Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Office of the Ombudsman on the Official Information Act Review

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Topics for Environmental Reporting

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a brief submission to the Ministry for the Environment on their consultation document: Topics for Environmental Reporting.

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Update of the New Zealand Health Strategy: Consultation Draft

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Update of the New Zealand Health Strategy: Consultation Draft

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Keep Kiwibank Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Finance and Expenditure Committee supporting the Keep Kiwibank Bill.

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Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee Recommendations re Pertussis

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee on draft recommendations regarding pertussis.  

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Model of Care for Acute Aortic Stenosis

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health in response to a consultation on recommendations to improve the model of care for severe aortic stenosis.  

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Draft Pharmacy Action Plan

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Draft Pharmacy Action Plan 2015-2020

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Disability Action Plan Update

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Office for Disability Issues on the Disability Action Plan Update.

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Parental Leave and Employment Protection (six months leave and work contact hours) Amendment Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Government Administration Committee in support of the Parental Leave and Employment Protection (six months leave and work contact hours) Amendment Bill.

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Pharmac: Vaccines - Purchasing, Funding and Distribution Arrangements

The New Zealand Nurses Organsiation made a submission to PHARMAC opposing the two alternatives  proposed for a new 'purchase and claim'  model for puchasing, funding and distribution arrangements for vaccines.

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A Guide to the Commissioning Framework for Mental Health and Addiction 2015

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their 'Guide to the Commissioning Framework for Mental Health and Addiction 2015.

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Health and Safety at Work, Worker Engagement Representation and Participation Regulations 2016

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment on the exposure draft of the Health and Safety at Work (Worker Engagment, Representation and Participation) Regulations 2016.  

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Minimum Wage Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Business, Employment and Innovation on the Minimum Wage Review.

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Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practioners) Amendment Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Health Select committee on the  Health Practitioners (Replacement of Statutory References to Medical Practioners) Amendment Bill

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Employment Standards Legislation Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee on the Employment Standards Legislation Bill

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Update of the Health of Older People Strategy

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on ideas for an updated Strategy for the Health of Older People 

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Minimum Wage (Contractors Remuneration) Amendment Bill

the New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Transport and Industrial Relations Committee on the Minimum Wage (Contractors Remuneration) Amendment Bill.

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Family Violence Law Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Justice on the Family Violence Law Review.

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Proposed schedule of medicines for registered nurses working in specialist ophthalmology teams

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Nursing Council of New Zealand's proposed schedule of medicines for registered nurses working in specialist ophthalmology teams.

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Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2016/2017 to 2018/2019

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their consulation document: Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2016/17 to 2018/2019.

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Informed Consent and Assisted Reproductive Technology: Proposed advice to the Minister of Health

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Advisory Committee on Assisted Reproductive Technology (ACART) on their proposed advice to the Minister of Health on informed consent in the context of assisted reproductive procedures for gamete donors at the point of intial consent and at later stages of the donation process.  

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WHO Draft Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030

The New Zealand Nurses orgnaisation made a submission to the World Health Organaization on the draft Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030

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HQSC Transparency of Information

The Perioperative Nurses College, NZNO and the New Zealand Nurses Organisation and made a submission to the Health Quality and Safety Commission on the draft position paper on the Transparency of Information related to Medical/Service Interventions.

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PHARMAC Proposal in relation to Dietitian Prescribers

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to PHARMAC supporting the proposal to remove a rule limiting subsidies being paid on dietitian's prescripitions to enable dietitians to prescribe anythign for subsidy that is is consitent with their scope of practice.

 

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BPACNZ Urinary Incontinence in Women Guildeline

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to BPAC NZ (Best Practice Advocacy Centre) on the contextualisation of NICE Guidelines for best practice for Urininary Incontinence in Women in Aotearoa New Zealand .   

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National Respiratory Strategy

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Asthma Foundation on the [Draft] Nationall Respiratory Strategy

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New Zealand Health Strategy Update

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Director-General of Health on the update of the New Zealand Health Strategy.

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