Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Health.
South African Pharmacy Council
The revised qualification for pharmacy support personnel has been published for public comment.
The Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO) extended the revised qualifications for pharmacist assistance to 30 June 2018 and the teach-out period to 30 June 2021.
Department of Health
The health department has announced that medical schemes must pay R85 plus VAT to brokers as from 1 January 2017.
The notice was published in Government Gazette 40496 in terms of the Medical Schemes Act.
National treasury has published proposed amendments to Long-Term Insurance Act regulations in Government Gazette 40515 for comment.
The regulations were drawn up in terms of section 72 of the act.