Accountability / Reports To

The PIAG is accountable to the the NZWCS National Committee while maintaining professional links with national and international organisations.


NZWCS Administrator will provide a secretary role.

The PIAG consists of NZWCS members with expertise and a special interest in the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries. Maximum of eight NZWCS members required. Membership is decided from a formal process by way of PIAG communicating in writing to the NZWCS Committee for expressions of interest. The PIAG to review submissions and collectively decide membership by majority vote. The PIAG can co-opt NZWCS members if other specialist knowledge is required.


Minimum of six members (excluding secretary) to conduct the business of the meeting.


An agenda and supplementary materials (e.g. minutes of the previous meeting) are prepared by the chairperson and sent to the secretary who will e-mailed to members within a sufficient time frame before each meeting.


Chairperson - The chairperson will ensure time-frames are managed and relevant information is forwarded to group members. The chairperson will present a report at the monthly national NZWCS Committee meetings. A formal report for the NZWCS Annual Report will be completed annually. This position will operate on a six month rotation.


Location of Meeting - Use of teleconference and face-to-face meetings as approved by the NZWCS Committee.

Time/Day of Meeting - Meeting frequency will be determined by the requirements of the PIAG.

Updated 15 April 2020

Approved by: PIAG members 

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