Who to contact at the HPCSA

Professionals and members of the public are encouraged to call the HPCSA Client Care Centre for all general enquiries at (+27) 12 338 9300 or (+27) 12 338 9301 or info@hpcsa.co.za For more specific questions you can contact the following: Certificate of status call (+27) 12 338 9300 or email hpcsacgs@hpcsa.co.za CPD call (+27) 12 338 9413 or […]

PBEC lodging of complaints

The Professional Board for Emergency Care (PBEC) is receiving an increasing amount of complaints regarding alleged unethical conduct of individuals registered with the PBEC. The Committee of Preliminary Inquiry for the PBEC is appointed to deal with complaints of this nature. Many of the complaints currently received do not fall within the mandate of the […]

2017/8 Annual fees goes online

As a statutory body, established in terms of the Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act 56 of 1974 as amended by Act no 29 of 2007). Council does not receive grants or subsidies from Government or any other institution. Thus, the HPCSA is funded entirely by income generated from registered practitioners. These include income generated from […]

Message from HPCSA President

Dear Practitioner As we approach the end of the year, the newly constituted Council would like to reflect on the challenges and achievements we encountered in 2016. Having been appointed by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in October 2015, we knew that the road ahead would not be an easy one. The Ministerial […]

Unbundling of the Boards from the HPCSA

Following the MTT recommendation around unbundling, the HPCSA Professional Boards have embarked on a process where all twelve(12) Boards representing thirty (30) professions will deliberate the issue. The Boards will then engage the relevant stakeholders with respect to their professions. Thereafter, Council will discuss the reports from the different Boards and pave a way forward. […]

MTT recomendations for HPCSA

The Ministerial Task Team Report (MTT) on the HPCSA, comissioned by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in October 2015, made the follwing recommendations: To explore the fitness of the three senior officials within council, namely; the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operations Officer (COO) and the Head of the Legal Department. This also incorporated […]

Concern about unrest at tertiary educational institutions

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has a responsibility to ensure that it protects the public and guides the professions. Council takes this responsibility seriously to ensure optimal healthcare for all people through the provision of safe healthcare and practitioners that have been educated to the highest professional standards. The HPCSA’s mandate is […]

Benefits of registering with the HPCSA

The responsibility for maintaining high professional standards rests with the practitioner, who is in turn supported by the office bearers of the Council. Registering with the HPCSA confers many benefits on practitioners, including ensuring overall standards within the professions. Practitioners who practise any of the healthcare professions registerable with the HPCSA are obliged to register with […]

What you need to know about fees

Most practitioners enquire how their annual fees are structured. The determination of annual fees for each Professional Board is based on the size of the Board and the activities carried out by the particular Board during the course of the financial year. Annual fees also include the amount needed to cover all indirect financial costs […]