Protecting the public and
guiding the professions
  • About HPCSA

    The Health Professions Council of South Africa is a statutory body, established in terms of the Health Professions Act and is committed to protecting the public and guiding the professions.
  • For Professionals

    The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.
  • Registrations

    Registration with the HPCSA is a pre-requisite for professional practice and it is also a legal requirement to keep all personal details up to date at all times.
  • For the Public

    As a patient, you have rights and responsibilities. If your rights to good health have been violated or ethical standards breached, you have the right to complain.
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Healthcare practitioners have a responsibility to continually update their professional knowledge and skills for the end benefit of the patient or client. CPD is known as Continuing professional Development. Click this tab to access CPD information and events.

Client Care Centre

Contact our call center for general enquiries such as annual fees, registration, certificate of status, CPD, ethical queries and undesirable business practice.

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