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.

Discharge Basson interdict - HPCSA

2015-01-22 16:41

A court interdict that halted cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson's sentencing proceedings at the HPCSA should be set aside, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

HPCSA files answering papers in Basson bid

2015-01-21 12:32

The Health Professions Council of SA has filed answering affidavits in the North Gauteng High Court in an application by apartheid-era warfare chemical expert Wouter Basson.

Wouter Basson: 'Unethical, arrogant and unremorseful'

2015-01-19 17:00

Apartheid-era biological warfare expert Wouter Basson has been granted a court order for information from Health Professions Council of SA chair Jannie Hugo.


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.

Basson allowed recusal bid

2015-01-23 19:38

Cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson may apply for the recusal of two members of the HPCSA committee sentencing him for unprofessional conduct, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled.

Committee biased against Basson - lawyer

2015-01-22 15:18

The HPCSA committee sentencing apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Dr Wouter Basson for unethical conduct is biased against him, the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Basson in bid to halt sentencing

2015-01-21 06:15

An application by cardiologist Dr Wouter Basson to remove two members of an HPCSA committee sentencing him for unprofessional conduct will be heard in the High Court in Pretoria.

Basson outcome will set precedent - HPCSA hears

2015-01-19 15:43

The hearing into the conduct of apartheid-era chemical warfare expert Wouter Basson would set standards for behaviour in the medical profession, the HPCSA has heard.

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