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.



Councillors Councillors meet quarterly and are responsible for preparing financial statements, monitoring executive management and exercising control over the organisation’s activities. The roles of the President and the Chief Executive Officer are separate in accordance with the King recommendations. The President holds a non-executive office. Council sets the overall policy for the organisation, provides input and makes decisions on matters of strategic importance. Click here to view council members.