SA doctors who studied abroad succeed in battle to write local board exam

2019-07-05 10:08

A group of 77 South African doctors who qualified overseas but want to practise locally, have won a battle to write their board exams.

Health Professions Council says it welcomes SIU probe

2019-05-17 19:00

The HPCSA regulates the registration, training and ethical behaviour of health practitioners in South Africa.

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Noakes clears final hurdle, not guilty says HPCSA appeal committee

2018-06-09 14:55

The HPCSA's appeal committee has upheld the not guilty verdict found in Professor Tim Noakes' case of alleged unprofessional conduct, his Foundation announced.

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.

 

Three years later but still no answers from the HPCSA on toddler's death

2019-06-12 05:35

A grieving mother is still in the dark about the death of her baby after what should have been a standard operation.

HPCSA to apply for leave to appeal Wouter Basson recusal judgment

2019-04-30 21:09

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.

DA MP and doctor in altercation at Bela Bela hospital during oversight visit

2018-07-05 13:14

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'.

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.

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