November 29, 2022

The Office of Health Standards Compliance: Handover of the certificate of compliance to Nkangala primary healthcare facilities in Mpumalanga Province. 

The handover ceremony is part of the OHSC in ensuring consistent, safe, and quality improvement across the public and private health sectors.
November 10, 2022

The OHSC board and executives met with the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo on 10 November 2022 at the National Department of Health in Thaba Tshwane. The OHSC outlined its significant role of ensuring health establishments comply to the required norms and standards including the anticipation role in the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI).

The OHSC delegation was led by the Board Chairperson, Dr Ernest Kenoshi and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Siphiwe Mndaweni and supported by the executives and senior managers.
September 23, 2022

OHSC Board embarks on roadshows in public and private health sectors

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) Board supported by the executives and senior managers will be embarking on national roadshows starting from September to November 2022 in public and […]
September 19, 2022

Regulation Gazette No 46915 of 16-September-2022, Volume 687 No 11492

February 22, 2022

OHSC conducts outreach campaigns around Pixley Ka Seme Local Municipality, Mpumalanga

18 February 2022 The Office of the Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) an entity established to ensure both the public and private health establishments comply with the required health standards engages […]
February 22, 2022

What you need to know about the inspection and certification of hospitals, clinics and doctors’ practices

5 November 2021 The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) was created by Parliament to protect and promote the health and safety of users of health establishments across the country. […]
September 27, 2021

OHSC embarks on outreach campaigns at Joe Morolong Local Municipality, Northern Cape

22 September 2021 The OHSC embarks on a series of community outreach campaigns at Joe Morolong Local Municipality, Northern Cape. The purpose of the campaigns is to inform members of […]
September 17, 2021

OHSC statement on world patient safety day 2021

16 September 2021 Building systems to reduce the risk in healthcare World Patient Safety Day – 17 September In a world where millions of people each year suffer unintended harm […]
July 16, 2021

OHSC statement on disruption of health services by violence and looting

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) is deeply concerned that essential healthcare services have been badly affected by the ongoing violence and destruction of property, particularly in the provinces […]
April 8, 2021

OHO and the United Kingdom’s Parliamentary Health Services Ombudsman sign twinning agreement

6 April 2021 In March 2021 a twinning agreement between the Office of the Health Ombud (OHO) and the Parliamentary Health Services Ombudsman (PHSO) in the United Kingdom was signed […]
March 31, 2021

OHSC webinars with the General Practitioners and emergency medical services

29 March 2021 The OHSC as the regulator in health commenced webinars with i) the private General Practitioners; and ii) the public and private emergency medical services to discuss the […]
January 28, 2021

Health Ombud statement on the report into circumstances surrounding the care and death of Mr. Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa Tertiary Hospital

27 January 2021 “There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men, it is quite as difficult to record an observation in […]