July 12, 2019

Health Ombud on the implementation of the National Health Insurance Bill

The Health Ombud, Prof Malegapuru Makgoba welcomes the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill as this important step is long overdue. ‘The provision of universal quality healthcare is […]
June 3, 2019

Health Ombud on Incident of Ms Martha Marais tied to a chair at Mamelodi Day Hospital

The Health Ombud noted with great concern about the public outrage incident of Ms. Martha Marias tied to a chair allegedly by staff at Mamelodi Day Hospital. The Health Ombud […]
May 13, 2019

The OHSC conducts Provincial Training workshops on Clinic Inspection Tools

The OHSC is conducting Provincial training for the Clinic Inspection Tools for Gauteng Province. The workshop is attended by representatives from the Provincial and District Quality management unit; Gauteng Internal assessment […]
May 10, 2019

Schedule OHSC Provincial Training Workshop on Clinic Inspection Tools

  The schedule can also be downloaded below.
April 9, 2019
OHSC Board Member honored

Professor Morgan Chetty, OHSC Board Member together with Rev Frank Chikane, Dr Vuyo Mahlati, and Dr Sibongile Mkhabela were recognised as four outstanding South Africans

Professor Morgan Chetty, OHSC Board Member together with Rev Frank Chikane, Dr Vuyo Mahlati, and Dr Sibongile Mkhabela were recognised as four outstanding South Africans recipients for their contributions to […]
February 27, 2019

OHSC hosts a National Consultative Workshop on the draft clinic tools for Public Sector Health establishments

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) will from 26 – 27 February 2019 be hosting a National Consultative Workshop on the Draft Clinic Tools for public sector at the […]
August 23, 2018

Release of the report “Into allegations of patient mismanagement 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 20, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba for winning the BHF Titanium Award in the category “Creating Access to Health Care” on the of Life Esidimeni Investigations

Congratulations to Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba for winning the BHF Titanium Award in the category “Creating Access to Health Care” on the of Life Esidimeni Investigations. The Award was bestowed […]
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 […]