About

About

Objectives

  • To promote an interdisciplinary approach to the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries and provide a consultative role on the current evidence for best practice in New Zealand.
  • To align implementation of guidelines with health and disability service structures.
  • To provide evidence-based guidelines that reflect a fiscally responsible delivery of services for pressure injuries.
  • To provide a working relationship with New Zealand Aotearoa health and disability services that observes the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi of protection, partnership and participation within a multicultural society.
  • To work in collaboration with our national and international partners.

Goals

  • Implementation of nationally approved guidelines and best practice in collaboration with stakeholders, professional bodies and educational institutions
  • Support research for collaborative research activities
  • Promote consumer and family/whānau knowledge and self-management to enhance quality of life
  • Promote the knowledge and expertise of health professionals on the topic of pressure injuries
  • To represent the views of NZWCS on matters of pressure injury policy