Our Current Projects

Code of Practise: This is now complete: click here to view

MoH Therapeutics Products Bill: This is now completed, submissions closed on 18th April.

Managing Fairer Access to DHB Hospital Medical Devices Consultation: Pharmac is proposing a new way of delivering fairer access to publicly funded medical devices that are purchased by DHB’s for use in hospital or in the community.  Their proposal can be read online in their consultation document: Consultation has closed as of the 28th June 2019 and ATSNZ have submitted feedback.  Click here to view

Wheelchair Seating Technician Training:

ATSNZ is involved in supporting the development of a training qualification for technicians NZ wide. At our Expo on 23rd May Matthew MacPherson will be proving an education session around the current programme he offers and how this could relate to the NZ disability workplace environment.

Trial Workshop:

ATSNZ is interested in facilitating a workshop to look into issues and benefits of the current equipment trial process for both ACC and MoH funded equipment. This is a large project which we intend to initially carry out a survey across the industry in order to find out what currently works and what issues there are.

If you would like to be part of this please email Ingrid our Executive Officer at ingrid@atsnz.org.nz