SA medical students who studied abroad will be allowed to take board exam in May

2018-03-13 22:21

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.

Selling fake medical certificates is 'big business' in Cape Town

2017-11-01 07:14

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.

Unsupervised post-mortems conducted in WC due to overwhelming workloads - claim

2017-06-23 14:46

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.

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.


Tim Noakes left frustrated on first day of HPCSA appeal

2018-02-21 18:32

Professor Tim Noakes says he is frustrated by suggestions that he knows nothing about child nutrition.

Fallout over the book will get worse

2017-07-30 05:56

The fallout over Vejay Ramlakan’s book documenting the final hours of former president Nelson Mandela’s life is set to get worse.

People tried to demonise me as some unconventional freak - Noakes

2017-04-21 15:42

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.

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.

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