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Invitation for Comments: Psychology Scope of Profession
Regulations relating to the scope of the profession of Psychology were promulgated by the Honourable Minister of Health on 12 September 2018 in terms of Board Notice no 101 of 2018.
Interested persons are invited to submit any substantiated comments or representations on the proposed regulations to the:
Director -General of Health, 
Private Bag X 828,
Pretoria, 0001
(for the attention of the Director: Public Entities Governance, ), within- three months of the date of publication of this Notice.
The closing date for submissions is 12 December 2018
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Regulations Defining the Scope of Practice for Psychology
Report of the Working Group on Promulgation of Regulations Click here
Update on the review of the Regulations relating to the Scope of the Profession of Psychology
Click here
National Survey of all registered Psychology Practitioners
This national survey was commissioned by a Task Team of the Psychology Board and conducted by Quantify Research (Pty) Ltd, as independent service provider. Data was collected by means of an online survey,  sent to all registered psychology practitioners on the HPCSA database Read more