ARTICLES RELATING TO HPCSA

Crunch time for HPCSA over Noakes 'guilty' blunder

2016-12-05 12:33

The tables have turned, with Professor Tim Noakes resolving to take action against the Health Professionals Council of SA – after they mistakenly announced he had been found guilty of misconduct.

Doctor in botched birth will know fate this week

2016-11-06 06:05

A gynaecologist in Mpumalanga who was found guilty of culpable homicide following the death of a 23-year-old mother 11 years ago, will finally know his fate.

HPCSA got it wrong on Noakes, apologises

2016-10-28 16:35

The Health Professions Council of SA has admitted jumping the gun on the verdict over Professor Tim Noakes.

Industry-funded research profoundly biased - Noakes

2016-10-20 19:05

All published research literature on nutrition is funded by industry and is profoundly biased, Professor Tim Noakes has said.

Science behind LCHF was always there - Noakes

2016-10-19 21:16

The science behind the effectiveness of a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet has always been there but his “educated ignorance” led him not to realise it, Professor Tim Noakes said.

Noakes not responsible for content on banting website

2016-10-18 19:14

While Professor Tim Noakes is a co-author of The Real Meal Revolution, he is not responsible for content published on its official website, he told the HPCSA on Tuesday.

Wouter Basson loses latest court bid

2016-04-22 14:22

Cardiologist Wouter Basson has lost his legal bid for the recusal of the professional conduct committee members who found him guilty of unethical conduct.

Support for Comrades doc

2016-04-01 11:00

Support for Comrades Marathon chief medic and Richmond district surgeon Dr Jeremy Boulter has poured in after his practice was shut down on Wednesday.

Judgment reserved in Basson's HPCSA appeal

2016-02-10 17:28

Judgment has been reserved in cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson's review application to set aside a decision by two members of the HPCSA's professional conduct committee not to recuse themselves from the proceedings against him.

Basson in court to appeal HPCSA ruling

2016-02-09 06:38

Apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson is expected to appeal an HPCSA ruling, at the High Court in Pretoria, that found him guilty on all charges relating to his professional conduct as a head doctor during apartheid.

 

What will happen to Noakes if he is (really) found guilty?

2016-12-02 14:13

Professor Tim Noakes faces these six penalties should the HPCSA's professional conduct committee find him guilty of unprofessional conduct.

Verdict on Noakes expected in April 2017

2016-10-28 20:16

Following its incorrect statement that Professor Tim Noakes was found guilty of unprofessional conduct, the Health Professions Council of South Africa says it will announce its finding in April 2017.

Noakes 'guilty' finding not true, says lawyer

2016-10-28 16:06

Tim Noakes's lawyer says a Health Professions Council of South Africa statement saying Noakes had been found guilty of unprofessional conduct is not true.

Banting books not written for the poor - Noakes

2016-10-20 13:08

Professor Tim Noakes has admitted that his banting books were not written for poor people, during cross examination at a conduct hearing by the Health Professions Council of SA.

Social media not replacing doctor patient relationship - Noakes

2016-10-19 16:37

Twitter will never replace the doctor-patient relationship, Professor Tim Noakes has said at a hearing into his conduct at the HPCSA.

International experts to back up Noakes's LCHF argument at hearing

2016-10-17 13:14

Three international experts are expected to be called to testify during the hearing into Professor Tim Noakes's conduct by the Health Professions Council of SA.

Wouter Basson to hear his fate

2016-04-22 05:42

Infamous cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson will hear his fate after he applied to set aside a decision by two members of the HPCSA's professional conduct committee not to recuse themselves from the proceedings against him.

Doc told to shut practice

2016-03-31 11:39

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has instructed Comrades Marathon doctor and Richmond district surgeon Jeremy Boulter to shut down his practice.

Noakes: I realised one size doesn't fit all - as it happened

2016-02-10 15:00

Tim Noakes has started his testimony at his HPCSA hearing into whether or not he gave unconventional and unscientific advice to a woman about a banting diet for children.

HPCSA 'playing games' with Noakes - lawyer

2016-02-08 14:21

Professor Tim Noakes's legal team has accused the Health Professions Council of SA of "playing games" with his rights.

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