Protecting the public and
guiding the professions

For Professionals

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.

Professional Boards


MTB News 2018

In 2013 the HPCSA decided that all practitioners will be required to have a license to practise their professions. The primary purpose of such a decision was to ensure that all practitioners, under the jurisdiction of the HPCSA, maintain and improve their professional knowledge, skills and performance for improved patient outcomes and health systems. In keeping with the HPCSA’s mandate of protecting the public and guiding the professions, the CPD committee of the HPCSA has critically reflected on the current programme in light of research and international trends in CPD >>> read more