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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Oral submission on Medically Assisted Dying

The NZNO made an oral submission to 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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Review of Drug Utensils Regulation

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a brief submission to the Ministry of Health on its discussion document reviewing drug utensils regulation. 

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A Common Approach to Understanding the Assessment and Management of Family Violence

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Justice on its consultation document A Common Approach to Understanding the Assessment and Management of Family Violence

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Draft Health of Older People Strategy

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) made a submission to the Ministry of Health on the Health of Older People Strategy consultation draft. 

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Draft Ethnicity Data Protocols

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation made a submission to the Ministry of Health on their draft Ethnicity Data Protocols.

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