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Draft Emergency Medical Services Regulations Drawn Up

Department of Health

Draft Emergency Medical Services Regulations have been published in Government Gazette 40140 for comment.

The proposed regulations were drawn up in terms of the National Health Act.

HPCSA Provides Opportunity for Family Medicine Specialists

Health Professions Council

The Health Professions Council of South Africa has notified those wishing to register as a specialist in family medicine to apply to the registrar of the Council within six months of the date of publication of Notice 777 in Government Gazette 40110.

This is applicable to anyone who was, prior to 17 August 2007, registered as a medical practitioner in the category independent practice (family physician) or any person who, prior to 17 August 2007, was registered as a medical practitioner in the category public service (family physician).

Mental Health Care Act in Force

Department of Health

The Mental Health Care Amendment Act which aims to improve service delivery in the area of involuntary health care users has come into effect.

The proclamation was published in Government Gazette 40107.

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