HPCSAHealth Professions Council of South Africa
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Unfortunately the use of apps and questionnaires, as well as performing a consultation without a doctor being present with the patient, is currently forbidden in SA because the HPCSA forbids this practice in its guidelines.
The paper begins with a brief overview of relevant HPCSA guidelines, thereafter the psychoanalytic developments on this subject are discussed.
Rule 13(2)(c) of the Ethical Rules of Conduct of the HPCSA [4] state that confidential information about a deceased patient should only be divulged 'with the written consent of his or her next of kin or the executor of his or her estate'--except where such information ought to be disclosed in terms of a statute or court order, or the disclosure is justified in the public interest.
We welcome and support the recommendations of the report on the Ministerial Task Team on the functioning of the HPCSA. In particular the re-establishment of a separate Medical and Dental board is a continuing priority.
All that is required for registration is your name, surname, specialty, SAMA membership number and HPCSA number (which is included on your CPD certificate to comply with HPCSA CPD requirements).
'Protection' agencies such as the HPCSA continue to let Wouter Basson earn a handsome living while his victims' families live in poverty, while slapping down non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who support whistle-blowing with spurious appeals to privacy; the HPCSA and Nursing Council seem to think that it's better to let rural people die for want of healthcare, than license foreigners willing to work in places desperate for their skills.
The South African Medical Association (SAMA) called on the HPCSA to withdraw the student doctors at the hospital.
It does so by providing a broader and more nuanced perspective on these ethical obstacles, by identifying conceptual and operational difficulties within the existing HPCSA telemedicine guidelines, and advancing suggestions for reform.
In 2017, there were 3 796 medical intern posts in public healthcare facilities accredited by the HPCSA (HPCSA--personal communication, 27 June 2017).
As an example, the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) recommends the use of OAE or AABR for infants admitted to well-infant nurseries and AABR for infants admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), while the Health Professions Council of South Africa's (HPCSA)[4] position statement in 2007 recommended the use of AABR for infants who had been admitted to the NICU, and OAE for screening during immunisation visits at PHC clinics within the SA context.
According to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) guidelines on the protection of personal information, [6] a significant number of improper disclosures of patient information happen unintentionally.