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The articles and links on this page will keep you up to date with developments in the professional side of nursing and midwifery in South Africa.  Please add this page to your favourites so that you can check back here regularly for the latest information.

 

Outreach Programme - Eastern and Western Cape Provinces

27 September 2016

Please note that SANC will be conducting provincial outreach visits in all nine provinces from 29 August 2016.

The visits to the Eastern Cape Province are scheduled for 10 - 14 October 2016 and for the Western Cape Province for 17 - 21 October 2016.

The following services will be available:

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Payment of Annual Fees and any other payments (Restoration, Community Service, Registration of Additional Qualifications, etc);

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Selling of Distinguishing Devices;

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Provision of SANC general information.

 

Schedules for the remaining 4 provinces will be provided.

Outreach Programme - North West Province

9 September 2016

Please note that SANC will be conducting provincial outreach visits in all nine provinces from 29 August 2016.

The visits to the North West Province are scheduled for 19 - 23 September 2016.

The following services will be available:

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Payment of Annual Fees and any other payments (Restoration, Community Service, Registration of Additional Qualifications, etc);

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Selling of Distinguishing Devices;

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Provision of SANC general information.

 

Schedules for the remaining provinces will be provided.

Annual Fees for 2017

26 August 2016

Normal Annual Fees

The annual fees for the calendar year 2017 for the different categories of practitioners are given in the following table:

Category

Annual Fee for 2017
Registered Nurses and Midwives R590.00
Enrolled Nurses and Midwives R360.00
Enrolled Nursing Auxiliaries R250.00

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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 ...

 

Updating of personal details

12 October 2015

In preparation for the implementation of the new information technology system, the South African Nursing Council is also updating its member register.  To assist in this, all practitioners are requested to kindly submit their information (on the relevant form) as soon as possible using one of the following means of communication: 

        Email: registrar@sanc.co.za

        Facsimile: 086 231 9094

Department of Health Publishes the National Strategic Plan for Nurse Education, Training and Practice

23 September 2013

The Department of Health has published the National Strategic Plan for Nurse Education, Training and Practice 2012/13 - 2016/17 on its website.

The development of the Strategic Plan has its roots firmly in the Nursing Summit which took place in 2011 and the Nursing Compact that was drawn up as a direct consequence of the Summit.

This link is published on the Nursing Council website in an effort to distribute this important information as widely as possible and particularly amongst the nursing profession and others involved in the health care sector.  Please download a copy of the strategy document and share it with your friends and colleagues.  More...

Nursing Council Circulars and Press Releases

Index to 2015 Circulars and Press Releases

An index of all circulars and press releases issued by South African Nursing Council during 2015 - 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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