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

Proposed Amendments to Regulations under the Medicines Act

26 March 2010

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a Submission to the Ministry of Health on the Proposed Amendments to Regulations under the Medicines Act. 

Read or Download

Employment Relations Act 2000 Review of Part 6A: Continuity of Employment

19 March 2010

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a Submission to the Department of Labour on the Employment Relations Act 2000 Review of Part 6A: Continuity of Employment.

Read or Download

Inquiry into the identification, rehabilitation, and care and protection of child offenders

19 March 2010

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a Submission to the Social Services Committee on the Inquiry into the identification, rehabilitation, and care and protection of child offenders.

Read or Download

Special Foods Consultation Document

19 March 2010

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a submission to PHARMAC on the Special Foods consultation Document.

Read or Download

Towards optimal primary mental health care in the new primary care environment

19 February 2010

Extended to 15 March 2010

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Draft Guidance Paper Towards optimal primary mental health care in the new primary care environment.

Read or Download

Opioid Substitution Service Specifications

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomed the opportunity to contribute to the Opioid Substitution Service Specifications and thanked the Ministry for an extended review period. 

Below is our letter of response which includes:

  • our recommendations for the inclusion of key principles of the Practice Guidelines for Opioid Substitution Treatment NZ practice guidelines (Ministry of Health, 2008) in the service specifications
  • our concerns about the service user’s fee structure
  • our concerns about access to Kaupapa Māori services in these service specifications.
Read or Download

Competencies and Education Standards for the Revised Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice

15 March 2010

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission  to the Nursing Council of New Zealand on the Consultation on the Competencies and Education Standards for the Revised Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice.

Read or Download

Competencies and Education Standards for the revised Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice

15 March 2010

Te Runanga o Aotearoa, New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a Submission to the Nursing Council of New Zealand on the Consultation on the Competencies and Education Standards for the revised Enrolled Nurse Scope of Practice February 2010.

Read or Download

How do we determine if Statutory Regulation is the most appropriate way to regulate health professions?

5 March 2010

New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the discussion document How do we determine if Statutory Regulation is the most appropriate way to regulate Health Professions?

Read or Download

LECG Report Analysis of Options: Models of Care for the West Coast DHB

26 February 2010

New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the West Coast District Health Board on the LECG Report Analysis of Options: Models of Care for the West Coast District Health Board.

Read or Download

Search submissions

Archives, by date