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.
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.
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.
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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.
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Search the register is a database that provide access to list of persons that are registered with the HPCSA. Click this tab to verify status of a registered persons with HPCSA
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