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...

Eye scans could detect early Alzheimer disease

Retinal thickness and microvasculature alterations implicated in the disease

Latest SA Health Review focuses on continued human resource needs

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

Practitioners advised not to respond to additional PCNS documentation request

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

Hospital cleaning trial cuts infections

A major trial of a bundle of hospital cleaning practices in 11 Australian hospitals has made significant reductions in healthcare-associated infections and demonstrated cost-benefits. The...

CMS: Why we are stopping low-cost benefit options

In this article that originally appeared in Fin24, the CEO and Registrar of the Council for Medical Schemes, Dr Sipho Kabane explains why the...

Medical graduates fail competency test

Registrar of the Health Professions Councils of Namibia (HPCNA), Cornelius Weyulu, this week confirmed that of the 99 graduates who underwent the evaluation in...

SAMA calls for CODESA on NHI

SAMA has slammed the NHI Bill in its submission to the Department of Health, requesting “CODESA” like consultations with healthcare professionals on the plan

Date: 20-24 March 2019: 49th National Congress of the Ophthalmological Society...

Venue: Cape Town ICC Contact: ossacongress@telkomsa.net Website: https://www.ossa2019.co.za/Dear Friends and Colleagues It is my pleasure to invite you to the 49th Congress of the Ophthalmological Society of South Africa...

Section 12J for HCP’s

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Healthcare Federation of SA to be launched in July

Deliberations on the launch of a South African Chapter of the African Health Federation, which commenced during the African Health Business symposium in Johannesburg...

SAMWUMED back on track

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has announced that stability has been restored at the SA Municipal Workers Union Medical Aid Scheme (SAMWUMED) four...

Cataract surgery may cut risk of serious car accidents

Cataract surgery is associated with a modest decrease in the risk of the patient being in a serious traffic crash as the driver, a...

HES-containing products

Dear Healthcare Professional,BackgroundThe European Medical Agency’s (EMA) Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) has recommended the suspension of the marketing authorisations for hydroxyethyl-starch (HES) solutions...

A.D.A.M. to provide docs with CME/CPD accredited specialist content

African healthcare providers now have access to CME/CPD accredited, online specialist content from leading international universities through the A.D.A.M. Suite of Healthcare Products

Incident contrast sensitivity common in middle-aged adults

Factors linked to elevated risk include cadmium level in highest quintile, older age, more plaque sites