November 14, 2017
health ombud welcomes dismissal of dr selbanos appeal

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
Circumstances surrounding the deaths of Mentally-ill patients

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 […]
March 15, 2017
Circumstances surrounding the deaths of Mentally-ill patients

Delay in the release of the report into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of mentally ill patients: Gauteng Province

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba would like to inform members of the media and affected stakeholders that the media briefing that was scheduled to take place on the 18th January […]
February 1, 2017
Circumstances surrounding the deaths of Mentally-ill patients

Final report into the ‘Circumstances surrounding the deaths of mentally ill patients: Gauteng Province’

A. Background The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba was requested by the Minister of Heath, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi to undertake an investigation into the ‘Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Mentally […]
February 1, 2017
Circumstances surrounding the deaths of Mentally-ill patients

Release of the Final Report into the ‘Circumstances surrounding the deaths of mentally ill patients: Gauteng Province’

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba would like to inform members of the media and affected stakeholders that the Honourable MEC of Health in Gauteng, Ms Qedani Mahlangu provided feedback […]
January 30, 2017
Circumstances surrounding the deaths of Mentally-ill patients

Release of the Final Report into the ‘Circumstances surrounding the deaths of mentally ill patients: Gauteng Province’ – Updated Time

Please note that the media briefing relating to the final Report into the ‘Circumstances Surrounding the Deaths of Mentally ill Patients: Gauteng Province’ for logistical reasons has been moved from 14:30 […]
November 10, 2016
OHSC embarks on roadshow campaigns

The OHSC embarks on roadshow campaigns in Mpumalanga and North West provinces

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) has launched and opened the Complaints Management Call Centre on 28 November 2016 at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Building in Pretoria. The […]