Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Health.

Health and Safety in Hospitals Under the Microscope

Department of Health

The health department has invited comments from the public regarding amendments to certain regulations of the National Health Act, 2003 (Act No 61 of 2003).

The proposed changes were published in Government Gazette 38486.

Additional Qualifications on the Cards for Doctors

Health Professions Council

The Health Professions Council has published a proposed amendment to Health Professions Act rules in Government Gazette 38458 for comment.

The rules relate to the registration by medical practitioners and dentists of additional qualifications.

Disability Rights Under the Spotlight

Department of Social Development

The social development department has published the Draft National Disability Rights Policy in Government Gazette 38471 for comment.

The policy, once approved by Cabinet, will update the White Paper on an Integrated National Disability Strategy.

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