New HPCSA Registrar: Ready for the challenges ahead

 The past few years have seen the HPCSA staggering under a plethora of claims relating to maladministration, dysfunction, corruption, a lack of communication, registration hiccups and...

Review finds antibiotic development increased, but insufficient

While the pipeline of new antibiotics has improved over the past six years, momentum in the development of new infection-fighting agents remains inadequate and could take...

INDUSTRY NEWS: Locally developed e-scripting platform to enhance doctor, pharmacist prescription...

An e-scripting application which enables doctors to create a digital script and sign it with a password or PIN using their personal electronic signature,...

27-29 June: Aesthetic Medicine Congress South Africa (AMCSA)

Venue: CSIR Convention Centre, Pretoria Contact: Laura Hartman on laura@aesthmed.co.za or  info@aesthmed.co.za Website: http://www.aesthmed.co.za/ THE 14TH AESTHETIC MEDICINE CONGRESS OF SOUTH AFRICA (AMCSA 2019) Following 13 years of very successful...

Guidelines developed for managing severe atopic dermatitis

Guidelines developed for the management of severe atopic dermatitis (AD) have been published as a clinical management review in the January issue of The Journal...

Practitioners advised not to respond to additional PCNS documentation request

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

Shortening of medical internships considered as SA runs out of space...

A one-year internship for newly-qualified doctors is back on the cards

New SA Medical Association chair DR ANGELIQUE COETZEE: ‘Getting SAMA back...

The next three years will, without a doubt, be among the most challenging for all the major players across the South African healthcare landscape. Newly-elected SA...

Should patients call doctors by their first names?*

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

Significance of continued traditional medicine use in region confirmed

Study of traditional medicine finds high use in Sub-Saharan Africa despite modern medicine

Comprehensive range of CPD courses announced

The DUX Academy of Healthcare (DUXAH), as part of its Professional Development Programme, has given notice once again of a comprehensive range of CPD...

Latest SA Health Review focuses on continued human resource needs

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

SAHPRA warns about quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotics

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has issued new safety information on the use of the oral, injectable and inhalation quinolone/fluoroquinolone antibiotics following a...

Webinars create awareness of rare diseases

Two online webinars in support of patients with rare pituitary diseases and Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) were hosted by Rare Disease South Africa (RDSA) and Novartis this...

BREAKING NEWS: Health ministry ‘rejects with contempt’ media reports on alleged...

Clearly meant to cast ‘serious aspersions’ on credibility of the process, ministry claims in strongly worded statement just released

Clinical practice guidelines for venous thromboembolism

First evidence-based guidelines to improve care for patients with blood clots

Anabolic steroids use carries higher premature death risk in men

Men who use androgenic anabolic steroids such as testosterone may face higher risk of early death, more hospital admissions

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.