November 6, 2017

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 […]