HPCSA raises concerns over arrest of doctors accused of culpable homicide

2019-12-19 21:47

The Health Professions Council of South Africa has raised concerns over the arrest of paediatric surgeon Peter Beale and anaesthetist Dr Abdullhay Munshi, saying it is worried about the precedent it sets for other doctors.

HPCSA to determine the 'magnitude' of claims against paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale

2019-11-08 07:13

The Health Professions Council of South Africa has launched an investigation into paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, who has been accused of medical negligence by several families.

Joburg surgeon under investigation after death of another child

2019-10-18 19:20

A paediatric surgeon at Netcare Park Lane Clinic in Parktown, Johannesburg, has been suspended after the death of a young boy on Friday, October 11.

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.

WATCH: HPCSA workers up in arms over new cloud computing system

The National education, Health and Allied Workers' Union intensified its picket outside the offices of the Health Professionals Council of South Africa in Pretoria.

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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.


HPCSA suspends paediatric surgeon arrested for culpable homicide

2019-12-18 14:58

Paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, arrested for culpable homicide, has been suspended by the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

Two years after being charged, anti-abortion doctor still waiting to hear if he will be allowed to practise

2019-10-31 14:44

Two and a half years after anti-abortion doctor Jacques de Vos was charged for allegedly dissuading a woman not to terminate her pregnancy, a Health Professions Council of SA hearing into his conduct will decide his fate on whether he can continue to practise.

How David Masondo set the Hawks on his ex-lover

2019-09-15 07:39

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.

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.

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