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.
Board members are responsible for the establishment of committees and the appointment of chairpersons of committees.
We are constituted in terms of the Regulations relating to the Constitution of the Professional Board for Speech, Language and Hearing Professions, Regulation No. R. 1247 of 28 November 2008. The current Professional Board will hold office from 2015 - 2020.
In terms of Regulation 2 of the Regulations relating to the functions and functioning of the Professional Board, the Professional Board at its first meeting each year, has to appoint Committees which would function until the first meeting of the Professional Board in the following year.
The Board also appoints the Chairperson of each Committee, except in the case of the Executive Committee of the Professional Board, which is chaired by the Chairperson of the Professional Board. The composition, quorum and terms of reference of each Committee have to be determined by the Professional Board.
Dr S Balton
Prof K Khoza-Shangase
Mrs J E Herbert Mr F Ramphisa Dr F Krige Mr R Moosa Ms V Moodley