Role of the NZIMLS

The NZIMLS is a Member organisation open to those practising the profession of Medical Laboratory Science in New Zealand.  Its purpose is to provide continuing education, professional examinations and profession related communication to ensure high quality diagnostic laboratory services for the public of New Zealand.        

Continuing education

  • Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings
  • Annual Scientific Meeting
  • South Pacific Congress of MLS (SPC)

Professional examinations

  • Medical Laboratory Technician (QMLT)
  • Qualified Specimen Services Technician (QSST)
  • Fellowship (FNZIMLS)

Professional development 

  • Competence & Professional Development programme (CPD)

Professional affairs

  • Representation on University MLSc programme advisory committees
  • Representation of the profession at Medical Sciences Registration Board level
  • Liaison with Government Departments, related agencies and other groups
  • Liaison with other Registered Health Profession's organisations

Communication

  • Publication of the NZ Journal of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Publication of "Council News"
  • Website www.nzimls.org.nz
  • Contact with international MLS organisations

Upcoming Events

If you have an event that you would like listed,
please email the details to