Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The dramatic arrest of a woman accused of demanding a R300 000 bribe to stop harassing the deputy finance minister has a back story: An evidently traumatic abortion, and his offer to pay her the money for psychological treatment.
A grieving mother is still in the dark about the death of her baby after what should have been a standard operation.
The Health Professions Council of SA is expected to apply for leave to appeal a judgment recusing two of its members from the committee looking into the into the professional conduct of Dr Wouter Basson.
A DA MP says she will be laying charges with the South African Human Rights Commission and Health Professions Council of South Africa for the doctor's 'unethical behaviour'.
South African medical students who have studied abroad will now be allowed to write the Health Professions Council of South Africa's (HPCSA) board exam, Deputy Minister of Health Mathume Phaahla has announced.
A list of 10 illegally practising medical practitioners issuing bogus medical certificates for people to get off work in the Western Cape has been released by the Health Professions Council of South Africa.
Untrained forensic officers with only matric qualifications and driver's licences have been dissecting organs from corpses at the Tygerberg mortuary without supervision for well over 10 years, a forensic officer has claimed.
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.
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.
The Health Professions Council of SA has admitted jumping the gun on the verdict over Professor Tim Noakes.
A group of 77 South African doctors who qualified overseas but want to practise locally, have won a battle to write their board exams.
The HPCSA regulates the registration, training and ethical behaviour of health practitioners in South Africa.
The National education, Health and Allied Workers' Union intensified its picket outside the offices of the Health Professionals Council of South Africa in Pretoria.
The HPCSA's appeal committee has upheld the not guilty verdict found in Professor Tim Noakes' case of alleged unprofessional conduct, his Foundation announced.
Professor Tim Noakes says he is frustrated by suggestions that he knows nothing about child nutrition.
The fallout over Vejay Ramlakan’s book documenting the final hours of former president Nelson Mandela’s life is set to get worse.
A relieved Professor Tim Noakes put his head in his hands and struggled to hold back tears when he was found not guilty of unprofessional conduct.
Professor Tim Noakes faces these six penalties should the HPCSA's professional conduct committee find him guilty of unprofessional conduct.
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.
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.
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