January 28, 2021
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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 […]
December 10, 2020

Circumstances surrounding the care and death of Mr. Shonisani Lethole at Tembisa Tertiary Hospital

10 December 2020 The National Minister of Health, Dr. Zwelini Mkhize lodged a complaint with the Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba to investigate the circumstances surrounding the care and death […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 5, 2020

OHSC embarks on community outreach events in Lephalale Local Municipality

The Office of Health Standards Compliance (OHSC) is an independent health regulatory body created by the National Health Amendment Act of 2013 to promote and protect the health and safety […]
July 12, 2019

Health Ombud on the implementation of the National Health Insurance Bill

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 quality healthcare is […]
June 3, 2019

Health Ombud on Incident of Ms Martha Marais tied to a chair at Mamelodi Day Hospital

The Health Ombud noted with great concern about the public outrage incident of Ms. Martha Marias tied to a chair allegedly by staff at Mamelodi Day Hospital. The Health Ombud […]
August 23, 2018

Release of the report “Into allegations of patient mismanagement and patient right’s violations at the Tower Psychiatric Hospital and Psychological Rehabilitation Centre” in the Eastern Cape

Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi Deputy Minister of Health, Dr. Joe Phaahla Director-General of the Department of Health, Ms. Malebona Matsoso Hon MA Dunjwa, Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee […]
August 21, 2018
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Health Ombud releases the Report on an investigation into allegations of patient mismangement and patient rights violations at the Tower Psychosocial Hospital and Psychlogical Rehabilitation Centre

The Health Ombud, Professor Malegapuru Makgoba will brief members of the media about the “Report on an Investigation into Allegations of Patient Mismanagement and Patient Rights Violations at the Tower […]