The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) is now calling for suitable candidates to serve as members of the council for the new five year term, effective from 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2025.

In an advertisement to this effect, it is noted that the Council’s requirement will be nine community representatives not registered in terms of the Health Professions Act, and “one person versed in law”.

“Written nominations,” it continues, “must contain the full name and address of the individual making the nomination, the nominee’s signed acceptance of the nomination and his/her detailed CV.”

Also required will be a motivation letter stating the reasons for the nomination and certified copies of academic qualifications and identity documents.

*Nominations must be submitted on or before Friday, 11 September, to for ministerial scrutiny and approval.