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 […]
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 […]
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.
April 9, 2019
OHSC Board Member honored

OHSC Board Member, Prof Chetty, honoured for contribution to the quest for democracy and social justice with doctorate

Professor Morgan Chetty, member of the OHSC Board together with Reverend Frank Chikane, Dr Vuyo Mahlati, and Dr Sibongile Mkhabela honoured for their contributions to the quest for democracy and […]
February 27, 2019

OHSC hosts a National Consultative Workshop on the draft clinic tools for Public Sector Health establishments

23 February 2019 The OHSC hosted a national consultative workshop on the draft clinic tools for public sector from 26 – 27 February 2019 at the Premier Hotel, Pretoria. The […]
August 23, 2018

Statement on the report into allegations of patient mismanagement and patient right’s violations at the Tower Psychiatric Hospital and Psychological Rehabilitation Centre, Eastern Cape

23 August 2018 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 […]