October 7, 2020

Stakeholder Alert – Beware of fake OHSC emails forwarded to Stakeholders

7 October 2020 It has come to the attention of the OHSC that there is an individual constantly forwarding emails to various organisations using fake OHSC email signatures. The Office […]
July 7, 2020

Appointment of Health Ombud to the Data and Safety Monitoring Board

6 July 2020 The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba is ‘honoured and inspired’ to be invited by the United States of America Government to serve on the 12-Member expert panel […]
June 2, 2020
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OHSC Board calls on health establishments to maintain quality and safe health services particularly during the period of combating COVID-19

2 June 2020 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 […]
May 14, 2020
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OHSC is saddened by the passing of the CMS Chairperson, Dr Mini

14 May 2020 The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) learnt with great shock and deeply saddened by the passing of the Chairperson of the Council of Medical Schemes (CMS), […]
May 12, 2020
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OHSC pays 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

28 March 2020 The last few weeks have been unparalleled with a worldwide public health emergency due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) affecting people in South Africa and […]
February 5, 2020

OHSC embarks on outreach in Lephalale Local Municipality, Limpopo

8 February 2020 The OHSC together with the Office of Military Ombud (OMO) and Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) embark on a series of community outreach events in […]
December 10, 2019

A deserved commendation to a global trailblazer: Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba – South Africa’s Health Ombud

Health Ombud, Prof. MW Makgoba A notable global trailblazer, Professor Malegapuru William Makgoba who was appointed as South Africa’s first Health Ombud entrusted with the responsibility to oversee and protect […]
September 30, 2019

Call for nominations for suitable candidates to serve as members on the Board of the OHSC

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) was established in terms of the National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) (as amended), herein referred to as “the Act”, […]
July 12, 2019

Health Ombud on the implementation of the National Health Insurance Bill

12 July 2019 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 […]
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.