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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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Proposal on access criteria for two oral COVID-19 treatments

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on a proposal about access criteria for Nirmatrelvir with Ritonavir and Molnupiravir as oral COVID-19 treatments.


Vaccinating Health Worker Role Survey

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to respond to a Ministry of Health survey on the proposal to expand the scope of the COVID-19 Vaccinator Workforce with the creation of a new ‘Vaccinating Health Worker’ role.

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Proposal to increase list price and subsidy of influenza vaccine for 2022

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on PHARMAC proposal to increase the list price and subsidy of influenza vaccine for 2022.

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Oversight of Oranga Tamariki and the Children’s and Young People’s Commission Bill – January 2022

A submission on behalf of Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa (Te Rūnanga), the bicultural Te Tiriti o Waitangi (te Tiriti) partner to New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO).

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Transforming Mental Health Law in New Zealand

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the development of a Digital Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Proposal to list endomechanical and electrosurgical products supplied by Bio Serve NZ Limited.

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on PHARMAC's proposal to list endomechanical and electrosurgical products supplied by Bio Serve NZ Limited. 

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Proposal to list laboratory equipment and consumables supplied by In Vitro Technologies NZ Pty Limited

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on PHARMAC's proposal to list laboratory equipment and consumables supplied by In Vitro Technologies NZ Pty Limited.

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Annual Practicing Certificate (APC) Fee Increase

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Nursing Council of New Zealand’s proposed fee changes.

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Proposal to fund treatments for cancer and asthma

Tōpūtanga Tapuhi Kaitiaki o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on a proposal to fund new treatments for lung cancer and severe refractory eosinophilic asthma, and to widen access to a treatment for ovarian cancer.

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