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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Privacy Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation Toputanga Tapuhi Kitiaki o Aotearoa made a joint submisson with the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, the Public Service Organisation and E Tū on the Privacy Bill. The Bill repeals and replaces the Privacy Act 1993, as recommended by the Law Commission's 2011 review of the Act. Its key purpose is to promote people's confidence that their personal information is secure and will be treated properly.

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NZNO response to Coroners Access to Body of Dead person amendment Bill

Please find attached NZNO response to Coroners Access to Body of Dead person amendment Bill for your information and that of our members. 

NZNO will be making an oral submission at some stage in the future.

 

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Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Local Government (Community Well-being) Amendment Bill.

Please see the file attached, for a copy of our feedback.

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Abortion Law Reform

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Law Commission on their consultation on abortion law reform.

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WHO: Draft First Report on NCDs

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the World Health Organization (WHO) High-level Independent Commission on NCDs

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ANZICS Death & Organ Donation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Australia New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) draft statement on death and organ donation.   

Please see the file attached, for a copy of our feedback.

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Tax Review

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Tax Working Group on the  Tax Review.

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Health National Screening Bill Amendment

A submission has been made to Health Committee on thir Health (National Cervical Screening Programme) Amendment Bill. NZNO has consulted its members and staff in the preparation of this submission, in particular members of the Womens Health College, Te Rūnanga o Aotearoa and policy advisers.

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Statistical Standard on Sexual Orientation

NZNO welcomes the opportunity to comment briefly to Statistics New Zealand on the development of a statistical standard for sexual orientation.

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