Pretoria – The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has noted numerous media reports regarding various allegations that have been levelled against Dr Nandipha Magudumana. As a Regulator for the healthcare professions,  registered under the Health Professions Act 56 of 1974, the HPCSA will institute its own investigation into the matter.

The HPCSA will work collectively with relevant stakeholders within Government, which includes the South African Police Service, the Department of Health – at both Provincial and National level, the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Correctional Services to ensure that the investigation process is comprehensive. 


About the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) also known as Council is a statutory body established under the Health Professions Act, 56 of 1974.  The HPCSA is committed to protecting the public and guiding the professions. The mission of the HPCSA is quality and equitable healthcare for all.

The HPCSA is mandated to regulate the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to education, training and registration, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and fostering compliance with healthcare standards. 

In order to safeguard the public and guiding the professions, registration in terms of the Act is a prerequisite for practising any of the health professions registrable with Council.

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