KZN’s Dr Zweli Mkhize new Minister of Health

State President Cyril Ramaphosa has just announced that Dr Zweli Mkhize, former Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, succeeds Dr Aaron Motsoaledi as South Africa’s...

Should patients call doctors by their first names?*

For some this is OK but for others, a problem…

Focus on Innuvair® Inhaler for Asthma

By Jacky van Schoor M. Pharm; BSc (Hons) Pharmacol Amayeza Info Services

Retrenchment for employers: five critical need-to-knows

First of a series of labour-related articles for healthcare establishments and practices by Jacqui Reed, an attorney specialising in corporate employment law and immigration...

JOINT ALLSA/SATS/CWIG 2019 CONGRESS: Registration now open

Registration for the Joint ALLSA/SATS/CWIG 2019 Congress to be held from 25 to 28 July at the CSIR Conference Centre in Pretoria is now open. To register,...

Pretoria’s Angelique Coetzee elected new SAMA chair

Medical icon Prof Hoosen Coovadia becomes association president for the year

Quinolone and fluoroquinolone antibiotics: More warnings sounded

As lawyers in the US move forward with lawsuits against some manufacturers of quinolone and fluoroquinolone antibiotics following a worldwide increase in the number of patients...

29 August-2 September: ALLPAEDS 2018 – 2018 joint SAPA & ALLSA...

Contact:  Claries Roelofsz  claries@londocor.co.zaLeigh Du Plessis Leigh@londocor.co.za Website: http://allpaeds2018.co.za/We are excited to invite you to the Mother City for the 2018 joint SAPA & ALLSA Conference from the 29th of...

Skin protection range, Dexeryl, receives Allergy Foundation’s seal of approval.

Partnership brings established international brand to South African consumers with complementary barrier and cleansing presentations for dry skins.

PCNS warns about scam

The Private Code Numbering System (PCNS) is warning all healthcare professionals that the BHF's name has recently been used falsely to send SMS’s to PCNS...

Health professional numbers in SA up by more than 50% –...

But distribution of healthcare providers remains disproportionate in terms of geographical location and population needs

Insurance company, co-operative bank join forces to fill private practice security...

Well-known global professional services organisation, Aon, and Medicoop, a co-operative bank dedicated to the exclusive needs of healthcare professionals, have entered into an agreement to jointly...

Corticosteroid overexposure in asthma treatment: organised approach urged

Health professionals urged to develop strategies to curb OCS overexposure

Latest SA Health Review focuses on continued human resource needs

Health System Trust launches 21st edition of South African Health Review today

Allergic diseases linked to increased risk of psychiatric disorders

Patients with asthma and allergic rhinitis have an increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders, according to the findings published in the open-access journal, Frontiers in Psychiatry. Almost...

Doctors’ attire really does matter to patients

Physicians may want to dig a little deeper into their closets, or grab their white coats on the way out of the operating room, if they...

Practitioners advised not to respond to additional PCNS documentation request

Request for additional personal details ‘unreasonable, not backed by regulatory requirements’