Protecting the public and
guiding the professions


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.

Vision and Mission

The HPCSA’s vision is to enhance the quality of health by developing strategic policy frameworks for effective co-ordination and guidance of our twelve Professional Boards in:
  • Setting healthcare standards for training and discipline in the professionals registered with the HPCSA;
  • Ensuring on-going professional competence; and
  • Fostering compliance with those standards.
Quality healthcare standards for all.