June 11, 2018
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OHSC Annual Inspection Report for the public-sector health establishments inspected during the 2016/17 Financial Year

Following the release of the OHSC 2016/17 annual inspection report on the 5th June, and the subsequent enquiries following the release of the report, the OHSC promised to engage further […]
June 10, 2018

OHSC briefs the media on the findings of its 2016/17 Annual Inspection Report

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) presented the findings of its 2016/17 Annual Inspection Report on 05 June 2018 to the Portfolio Committee on Health in Parliament. The report […]
June 7, 2018

OHSC response to the article by the Business Day

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) wishes to distance itself from the misleading heading that appeared in the Business Day on the 6th June 2018, related to the report […]
June 7, 2018

The Health Ombud on record relating to his appearance on the Tim Modise Network

I would like to put on record that there has been an unfortunate and distorted misrepresentation of my assessment as the Health Ombud of the state of the Health System […]
February 6, 2018
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Health Ombud confirms the total number of mental healthcare users qualify for the alternative dispute resolution

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba would like to confirm a total number of 140 Mental Health Care Users, verified and qualify for inclusion into the alternative dispute resolution process […]
November 14, 2017
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Health Ombud welcomes the dismissal of Dr Selebano’s appeal by the independent ad hoc Tribunal

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba welcomes the dismissal of Dr Barney Selebano’s appeal by the independent ad hoc Tribunal headed by the retired Judge President of the Gauteng High […]
November 6, 2017
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Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni appointed as the new OHSC CEO

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) wishes to announce the appointment of Dr. Siphiwe Mndaweni as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of October 2017.   Dr. Mndaweni’s […]
November 2, 2017

Health Ombud welcomes the dismissal of Dr Manamela’s appeal by the independent ad hoc tribunal

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba welcomes the dismissal of Dr Makgabo Johanna Manamela’s appeal by the independent ad hoc Tribunal headed by the retired Judge President of the Gauteng […]
August 7, 2017
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Media Statement by Mr. Jack Bloom of the Democratic Alliance in relation to the Life Esidimeni deaths of mentally-ill patients in Gauteng Province

The Health Ombud, Prof Malegapuru Makgoba would like to note and aknowledge receipt of the media statement released by Mr. Jack Bloom, Shadow MPL (Health) from the Democratic Alliance (DA) […]
August 5, 2017
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New OHSC Board Appointments

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has recently appointed additional two (2) Ms Sheila Barsel and Ms Keitumetse Mahlangu as new Board Members of the OHSC. The additional appointments […]
June 29, 2017
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Progress on the implementation of the report into the ‘Circumstances surrounding the deaths of Mentally-ill patients: Gatueng Province

The Health Ombud, Prof Malegapuru Makgoba has noted with great concern the recent media reports titled: ‘Doctors warn SA Mental healthcare collapsing after Esidimeni’ by the News24 and other media. […]
March 15, 2017
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The OHSC embarks on roadshow campaigns in KwaZulu-Natal and Northern Cape provinces

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) is currently embarking on a national road show campaigns from 13 – 17 March 2017 by visiting the various areas in KwaZulu-Natal and […]