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#SANCnews September 2018

19 September 2018

Welcome to the 7th edition of #SANCnews - your electronic newsletter that will provide regular updates on important happenings at the SA Nursing Council, in the nursing arena and healthcare in general.

... read the September 2018 Newsletter

... read the August 2018 Newsletter

... read the July 2018 Newsletter

... read the June 2018 Newsletter

... read the May 2018 Newsletter

... read the April 2018 Newsletter

Member Register Form

... read the March 2018 Newsletter

SANC Virtual Office to visit provinces

31 August 2018

The SANC Virtual Office (previously called the Outreach Roadshow) will be doing its annual visit to the provinces from September – December 2018 to offer limited services e.g. payment of annual licensing fees, selling of distinguishing devices and provision of SANC general information.

 

Below is the schedule for the remaining provinces:

 

KWAZULU NATAL

Date Time Venue
17 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Scottburg Community Hall near GJ Crookes Hospital
18 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Queen Nandi Hospital
19 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Emseleni Hospital
20 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Enkonjeni Hospital
21 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Newcastle Hospital

 

EASTERN CAPE Week 1

Date Time Venue
26 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 St Elizabeth Hospital, Lusikisiki
27-28 September 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital, Mthatha

 

EASTERN CAPE Week 2

Date Time Venue
1 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Frontier Hospital, Queenstown
2-3 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Frere Hospital, East London
2-3 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Livingstone Hospital, Port Elizabeth

 

NORTHERN CAPE

Date Time Venue
8 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Dr Harry Surtie Hospital, Upington
9 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Kuruman Hospital, Kuruman
10-12 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Kimberley Hospital Complex, Kimberley

 

WESTERN CAPE Week 1

Date Time Venue
15 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Lentegeur Hospital: Main Hall
16 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 DP Marais: Hospital Hall
17 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Stikland Hospital: Huis Naomi
18 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Red Cross Hospital: J & J Hall
Staff Education and Training Facility
19 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Tygerberg Hospital: R4 Lecture Room

 

FREE STATE

Date Time Venue
22 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Manapo Hospital
23 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Bethlehem Hospital
24 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Boitumelo Hospital
25 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Pelonomi Hospital
26 October 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Universitas Hospital

 

WESTERN CAPE Week 2

Date Time Venue
31 Oct - 1 Nov 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Worcester Hospital: Auditorium
2 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 South Cape Karoo Nursing Campus, George

 

LIMPOPO Week 1

Date Time Venue
5-6 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Tshilidzini Hospital
7 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Giyani Nursing Campus

 

MPUMALANGA

Date Time Venue
12-13 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Rob Ferreira Hospital: Hospital Auditorium
14 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Ermelo Hospital: Dining Hall
15-16 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Middleburg Hospital

 

LIMPOPO Week 2

Date Time Venue
19 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Jane Furse Hospital
20-22 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Pietersburg Hospital
23 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 FH Odendaal Hospital

 

GAUTENG Week 1

Date Time Venue
28-29 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital: Recreational Hall
30 November 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Ann Latsky Nursing College: Behind Helen Joseph Hospital

 

GAUTENG Week 2

Date Time Venue
3 December 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Sebokeng Hospital: Nursing Home
4-5 December 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Bertha Gxowa Hospital: Kobie Muller Hall
6-7 December 2018 8:30 - 16:30 Bonalesedi Nursing College: Inside Leratong Hospital

 

The SANC will be offering limited services under the following terms and conditions:

bulletNO CASH will be accepted for any SANC-prescribed payments or buying of distinguishing devices – only debit or credit cards
bulletBring SANC reference numbers instead of ID numbers for processing of APCs
bulletNo limitation on the number of people you can pay for. Ensure your daily limit is increased with the bank
bulletOnly one bank card will be accepted for payments to avoid delays
bulletAll electronic payments: APCs will be sent through the post
bulletRestorations will only be processed by the SANC head office after the visit. Only white receipts will be issued as proof of payment.

 

SELLING OF DISTINGUISHING DEVICES

bulletOnly ONE PAIR per person will be issued
bulletBring your ORIGINAL GREEN IDENTITY BOOK OR SMART CARD for verification
bulletIf a nurse is buying on behalf of a colleague, he/she must also bring his/her original green identity book or smart card
bulletIf buying on behalf of a colleague, the form must be completed and signed by the OWNER and attached must be a CERTIFIED COPY of ID or smart card
bulletAll electronic purchases: Devices will be sent through the post.

 

2018 World Hepatitis Day

25 July 2018

 

Hepatitis causes more than one million deaths a year and is one of the largest global health threats of our time. 

Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver and causes two in every three liver cancer deaths. There are 5 main hepatitis viruses, referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. Types B and C lead to chronic disease in hundreds of millions of people and, together, are the most common cause of liver cirrhosis and cancer.

 

Remember: Testing is the only way to know if you are infected – Test, then Treat.

... read Press Release 6 of 2018

Annual Fees for 2019

This circular serves as affirmation of the South African Nursing Council’s fees and fines as stipulated on the government gazette published on 28 June 2018.

 

1. ANNUAL FEES FOR 2019

1.1  Normal Annual Fees

The annual fees for the calendar year 2019 for the different categories of practitioners are given in the following table.

 Category Annual Fee for 2019
Registered Nurses and Midwives R640.00
Enrolled Nurses and Midwives R380.00
Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries R270.00

... Circular 4 of 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: SANC warning against pre-nursing programme

5 April 2018

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) issued a warning today regarding certain institutions that are offering the Community Health Work programme purporting that it is an entry requirement into nursing education programmes.

... read Press Release 3 of 2018

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

23 March 2018

1. PURPOSE OF THE CIRCULAR
The purpose of this document is to update the Nursing profession and relevant Stakeholders about the Council’s Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and specifically the planning and implementation progress thereof. 

... read Circular 3 of 2018

Nurses now receive 10% discount when using the Greyhound bus service

 29 January 2018

Great news!

Nurses registered with the SANC now receive 10% off on all bus travel via Greyhound!

Contact Greyhound directly via their Facebook page: GreyhoundSA or on Twitter: @GreyhoundRSA

SANC Examinations Schedule for 2018

 17 November 2017

The Schedule for all Examinations to be held in 2018, is now available. 

2018 Examinations Schedule

Illegal Intermediaries for APCs 

3 March 2016

Kindly take note that any service provider offering services to obtain your Annual Practicing Certificate on your behalf is doing so without the approval of the South African Nursing Council.

SANC Management strongly advise against nursing practitioners making use of such service providers as you are providing outsiders with your private information that can be used in fraudulent activities ... Read more ...

Accreditation of Nursing Education Programmes and Nursing Education Institutions by the South African Nursing Council

28 July 2014

The Nursing Council has issued a strong warning that all Nursing Education Programmes and all Nursing Education Institutions in South Africa must be accredited by the South African Nursing Council .

Any education programme or institution which is not accredited is illegal and such training will not be recognised by SANC or any other country.

Any information that you may receive which is contradictory to the above is incorrect and you are warned not to be mislead by such information.    More...

Nursing Council Circulars and Press Releases

Index to 2018 Circulars and Press Releases

An index of all circulars and press releases issued by South African Nursing Council during 2018 - with links to each.

Earlier Circular and Press Releases

Earlier circulars and press releases can be found under the Archive section of this website.

 

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