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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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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