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Circular 2/2019

19 February 2019

 

TO: National Department of Health
Provincial Departments of Health
Nursing Education Institutions
All Stakeholders

 

Amendment of the dates for examinations to be written in May 2019

 

1. PURPOSE


The purpose of this Circular is to: 

Inform the National Department of Health, Provincial Departments of Health, Nursing Education Institutions and all stakeholders about the amendment of the dates for the examinations which were due to be written on 08 and 10 May 2019 respectively.

 

2. BACKGROUND


The President of the Republic of South Africa announced during the State of the Nation address (SONA) that the National Elections will be held on 08 May 2019. As this coincides with the South African Nursing Council examinations scheduled for that date, it became prudent to amend the examination dates in order to accommodate this significant event and afford all concerned the opportunity to exercise their democratic right to vote. 
Therefore, the May 2019 examinations will be written as follows:

bullet2.1. FIRST-YEAR EXAMINATION FOR THE BRIDGING COURSE FOR ENROLLED NURSES LEADING TO REGISTRATION AS GENERAL NURSE OR PSYCHIATRIC NURSE

DATE PAPER TIME
10 May 2019 Paper 1 09:00 12:00
13 May 2019 Paper 2 09:00 12:00 

 

bullet2.2. FINAL EXAMINATION FOR THE COURSE LEADING TO REGISTRATION AS MIDWIFE 
REGULATION: R.254 OF 14 FEBRUARY 1975 (AS AMENDED)
DATE PAPER TIME
06 May 2019 Paper 1 09:00 12:00
10 May 2019  Paper 2 09:00 12:00
13 May 2019 Paper 3 09:00 12:00 

 

bullet2.3. FINAL EXAMINATION FOR THE COURSE LEADING TO REGISTRATION AS PSYCHIATRIC NURSE [ONE-YEAR COURSE] REGULATION: R.880 OF 02 MAY 1975 (AS AMENDED)

 

DATE PAPER TIME
06 May 2019 Paper 1 09:00 12:00
10 May 2019 Paper 1 09:00 12:00
13 May 2019 Paper 2 09:00 12:00 

 

3. IMPORTANT TO NOTE

3.1. Kindly ensure that all the Students are duly informed of the new dates of the examinations.
3.2. None of the other examinations dates for 2019 are affected by this notice.

 

4. IMPLEMENTATION DATE

This Circular becomes effective and implementable on the date of publication.

For further information in respect of this Circular, you are advised to contact the SANC Senior Manager: Education and Training, Ms SJ Nxumalo at (012) 420 1022 or jnxumalo@sanc.co.za

 

Yours sincerely

 

(Signed)

Ms SA Mchunu
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council

 

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