June 10, 2018

OHSC briefs the media on the findings of its 2016/17 Annual Inspection Report

8 June 2018 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. The […]
June 7, 2018

OHSC response to the article by the Business Day

6 June 2018 The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) wishes to distance itself from the misleading heading that appeared in the Business Day on the 6th of June 2018, […]
June 7, 2018

Health Ombud on record on his appearance on the Tim Modise Network

7 June 2018 I would like to put on record that there has been an unfortunate and distorted misrepresentation of my assessment as the Health Ombud of the state of […]
February 6, 2018
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Health Ombud confirms the total number of mental healthcare users qualify for the alternative dispute resolution

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba would like to confirm a total number of 140 Mental Health Care Users, verified and qualify for inclusion into the alternative dispute resolution process […]
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

14 November 2017 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 […]
November 6, 2017
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Appointment of 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 career […]
November 2, 2017

Health Ombud welcomes the dismissal of Dr Manamela’s appeal by the independent ad hoc tribunal

2 November 2017 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 […]
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 Ms Sheila Barsel and Ms Keitumetse Mahlangu as additional new board members of the OHSC. The additional appointments bring the […]
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, Gauteng

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. These […]