Noakes hearing to continue in 2016

2015-11-30 20:37

The hearing against Professor Tim Noakes by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) will continue next year.

10 reasons why News24 users love and loathe banting

2015-11-24 12:42

While the HPCSA continues its hearings on whether Professor Tim Noakes acted unprofessionally by giving unconventional advice on breastfeeding, many News24 users have described why they believe his diet works.

Heads to roll at HPCSA

2015-11-05 14:47

Heads are likely to roll at the Health Professions Council of SA after a ministerial task team found its three top officials were “unfit” to hold their positions.

Slave doctor in SA: Working for free for 8 years

2015-10-20 14:07

For the past eight years, Kenyan Dr Michael Rebeiro has been treating South African patients for free. Now the Health Professions Council of SA refuses to register him.

Motsoaledi will make the HPCSA findings public

2015-09-21 09:09

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi says while no formal announcement has been made regarding the future of the National Health Insurance (NHI), much was being behind the scenes to ensure its effective roll-out in the near future.

Fraudster doctor ordered to pay back the money

2015-07-13 19:43

The Pretoria Magistrate's Court has ordered a Northern Cape doctor, found guilty of defrauding the labour department's compensation fund of almost R689 000, to pay back the money with interest.

Noakes' new book 'Raising Superheroes' out soon

2015-06-05 06:30

'Raising Superheroes', the sequel to 'The Real Meal Revolution' will hit the shelves well ahead of the week-long hearing into the conduct of Professor Tim Noakes.

Tim Noakes to defend Banting for babies

2015-06-01 14:33

Professor Tim Noakes tells Health24, why all of us, including children, should follow a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet, despite some experts warning against this controversial lifestyle.

Tim Noakes to face inquiry over 'Banting' tweet

2015-04-21 14:43

Prof Tim Noakes will be appearing before the Health Professions Council of South Africa after advising a mother on Twitter to wean her child on low carbohydrate, high fat foods.

Basson attempting to vitiate proceedings, committee hears

2015-03-12 21:17

Former chemical and biological warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson is trying to create an atmosphere not based on facts, a professional conduct committee in Pretoria has heard.


Banting converts lend Noakes support at HPCSA hearing

2015-11-24 21:15

Several of Professor Tim Noakes's supporters have been attending the Health Professions Council of SA hearings. Noakes is appearing before the council after being charged with unprofessional conduct.

Tim Noakes makes another appearance before health council

2015-11-24 05:34

The hearing against Professor Tim Noakes will continue after he was charged with unprofessional conduct following a complaint to the Health Professions Council of SA.

A new report unearths the shocking state of HPCSA

2015-11-05 13:56

The Health Professions Council of SA is in for a major overhaul, following a probe that found the body failed in executing its core functions, says Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.

Why doctors and patients should not connect on Facebook

2015-09-21 13:28

Marli Smit of the South African Medical Association warns against doctors and patients using social media to get or give help in diagnosing diseases and health problems.

The Health Professions Council of SA is in for a major shake-up

2015-09-10 13:29

A shake-up at the Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) is imminent, following a high-level inquiry into tender corruption to inefficiency at the troubled body.

Tim Noakes speaks out on the ‘Banting for babies' hearing

2015-06-22 15:52

Professor Tim Noakes who appeared before the Health Professions Council of South Africa explains in his own words what has become known as the ‘Banting for babies trial’.

Noakes hearing postponed until November

2015-06-04 17:53

Tim Noakes will have to wait until November to present his case to the HPCSA on a charge of unprofessional conduct.

Noakes' 'real food' may not be kid friendly

2015-05-26 21:15

A dietician tells Health24 why a low carbohydrate, high fat diet as promoted by Professor Tim Noakes may not be appropriate for infants and children.

We are impartial - HPCSA

2015-03-14 09:00

Accusations that the HPCSA committee sentencing former chemical and biological warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson is biased against him are untrue, chairperson Professor Jannie Hugo says.

Exclusive: Surgeon walks out on patient, not once but twice

2015-02-12 09:50

A surgeon from Pholosong Hospital was fired for walking out on an elderly woman –during the operation, and after the procedure, Health24 has learnt.

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