August 23, 2018

Release of the report “Into allegations of patient mismangement and patient right’s violations at the Tower Psychiatric Hospital and Psychological Rehabilitation Centre” in the Eastern Cape

Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Joe Phaahla Director-General of the Department of Health, Ms. Malebona Matsoso Hon MA Dunjwa, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee […]
August 21, 2018
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Health Ombud releases the “Report on an investigation into allegations of patient mismangement and patient rights violations at the Tower Psychosocial Hospital and Psychlogical Rehabilitation Centre

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba will brief members of the media about the “Report on an Investigation into Allegations of Patient Mismanagement and Patient Rights Violations at the Tower […]
June 24, 2018
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Comments on the NHS vs NHI at the launch of the NHI White Paper by the Health Ombud

SUMMARY With the release of the White paper for public comments, this provides an opportunity to listen and discuss with each other as South Africans to find the best way/s […]
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) […]