September 17, 2021

OHSC statement on world patient safety day 2021

In a world where millions of people each year suffer unintended harm – and sometimes death – in the course of healthcare, South Africa has a long road to travel […]
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

BHPSA 2021 STORY 4 – Ombud twinning-v2

BHPSA 2021 STORY 4 – Ombud twinning-v2
March 31, 2021

OHSC webinars with the General Practitioners and emergency medical services

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) is a public entity charged, in terms of the National Health Amendment Act 2013, with improving the quality of healthcare by driving health establishments, […]
January 28, 2021

Media Release : The Report into Circumstances surrounding the care and death of Mr. Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa Tertiary Hospital

27 January 2021 THE REPORT INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE CARE AND DEATH OF SHONISANI LETHOLE AT TEMBISA TERTIARY HOSPITAL “There is no more difficult art to acquire than the […]
January 25, 2021

Media Advisory : The Report into Circumstances surrounding the care and death of Mr. Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa Tertiary Hospital

25 January 2021 THE REPORT INTO THE CIRCUMSTANCES SURROUNDING THE CARE AND DEATH OF SHONISANI LETHOLE AT TEMBISA TERTIARY HOSPITAL The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba will on 27 January […]
October 7, 2020

Stakeholder Alert – Beware of fake OHSC emails forwarded to Stakeholders

TO OHSC STAKEHOLDERS BEWARE OF FAKE OHSC EMAILS FORWARDED TO STAKEHOLDERS It has come to the attention of the Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) that there is an individual […]
July 7, 2020

Health Ombud – Appointment to the Data and Safety Monitoring Board

THE HEALTH OMBUD, PROF MAKGOBA APPOINTED TO SERVE ON THE USG DATA AND SAFETY MONITORING BOARD FOR THE FIRST COVID-19 VACCINE CLINICAL TRIALS The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba is […]
June 2, 2020
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Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) Board calls on health establishments to maintain quality and safe health services particularly during the period of combating Covid-19

South Africa and many countries have taken a wide range of steps to curb the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. In our country, led by the National Coronavirus Command […]
May 14, 2020
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OHSC Reaction on passing of Dr Clarence Mini

14 May 2020 THE OHSC IS SADDENED BY THE PASSING OF THE CMS CHAIRPERSON, DR CLARENCE MINI The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) learnt with great shock and deeply […]
May 12, 2020
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Paying tribute to all nurses

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) pays a special tribute to all nurses during the International Nurses Day. This day comes at a time when the country and the […]
March 28, 2020

OHSC Statement on COVID 19

OHSC STATEMENT 28 March 2020 OHSC STATEMENT ON ENSURING SAFETY OF ALL HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC DURING THIS PERIOD OF COMBATING THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19 The […]