Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

The complexity of sexual consent

Palesa Lebitse

Patients often pay deference to their physicians and can be taken advantage of in the sanctity of consulting rooms


Whatever happened to the doctors & nurses involved in the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy?

Nelisiwe Msomi

These health workers presided over one of the deadliest tragedies since the dawn of democracy. Find out why they can still practice.


Did the Health Professions Council trade cash for qualifications?

Roxy de Villiers

If allegations prove true, it may mean that corruption at the regulator enabled unqualified people to masquerade as doctors and nurses.


The faces behind SA’s citizenship nightmare

Dan Brotman

Home affairs’ continued intransigence and the private sector’s reluctance to employ legal immigrants are taking a heavy personal toll


A life-saving shift: New reductions in doctors’ hours are still far off the mark

Koot Kotze

Research shows that any shift longer than 16 hours puts doctors and patients at risk.