• The Journal Questionnaire closes this Friday, 19 October. If you have submitted your answers and not received a response, please check your spam folder, especially if you are using a Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo address.

  • Important information regarding the QMLT Exams in November has been emailed to all candidates. If you have not received your email, please contact the Executive Office immediately.

  • Registration is still open for all the SIG meetings listed under Upcoming NZIMLS Events

Role of the NZIMLS

The NZIMLS is the professional body for practitioners employed in Medical Laboratory Science in New Zealand.  The NZIMLS provides continuing education, professional examinations and communication to ensure the provision of high quality diagnostic laboratory services for the public of New Zealand.

Continuing Education

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

Professional Examinations

Professional Development

Professional Affairs

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


  • Publication of the NZ Journal of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Publication of "Council News"
  • Website
  • Other global MLS organisations

Upcoming NZIMLS Events

Other Events

If you have an event that you would like listed,
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