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Proposed Ethics Code for Medical Practitioners

Allied Health Professions Council

The Allied Health Professions Council has published a code of medical ethics for practitioners and therapists.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38125 / 128 of 30 October 2014) the draft code, including guidelines for good practice and advertising procedures, has been published for comment by stakeholders.

Advisory Committee on Mental Health to be Set Up

Department of Health

Health minister Aaron Motsoaledi is calling for the nomination of persons to be appointed to the advisory committee on mental health.

According to an announcement on the department’s website, the proposals have to be in by 21 November.  A nomination form is also provided on the site.

Registration for Informally Trained Dental Assistants

Department of Health

The department of health has issued draft regulations relating to the mandatory registration of informally trained dental laboratory assistants.

According to a notice in the Government Gazette (38084 / 783 of 10 October 2014) laboratory assistants trained by dentists may apply for registration with the dental technicians council but can be subject to an oral and / or written practical assessment.

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