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Night run in honour of health workers
9 Oct 2021

See the attached the call for participation to honour health workers

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SANC News Vol 4| SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021
06 October 2021

SANC News September/October 2021 & SANC Position Statement – The use of Tele-Health Consultation by Professional Nurse Practitioners_Merged

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ICN Guidelines on Prescriptive Authority for Nurses
2021

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B4SA Newsletter
27 October 2021

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Article on nursing shortage
07 October 2021

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B4SA Weekly Update
05 October 2021

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Maritime OHS Amendment Regulations
15 September 2021

The Government Gazette Notice of June 2021 with the Maritime OHS Amendment Regulations were withdrawn.

The new Amendment Regulations is attached.

It is open for comment for 30 days from 10 September 2021



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SANC News: Vol 3| JULY/AUGUST 2021
14 September 2021

PAYMENT OF ANNUAL FEES FOR 2022



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World Suicide Prevention day
10 September 2021

Workplace strategies that could prevent suicide



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NIOH Communication: EAACI Invitation to participate in the reference group of a taskforce on work-related asthma
07 September 2021

If you are interested in participating in this important project, please click on the View/Download button for more information.

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ICOH 2022 | Call for abstracts – Deadline extended to 30 September 2021
01 September 2021

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International Congress of Occupational Health (ICOH) 2022 Congress – Prospectus
31 August 2021

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B4SA Weekly Update
24 August 2021

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B4SA Weekly Update
30 July 2021

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B4SA Weekly Update
23 July 2021

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B4SA Weekly Update
21 July 2021

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NDOH – Extension of Comments Period for the Regulations Relating to the Certificate of Need for Health Establishments and Health Agencies
19 July 2021

If you need to download Government Notice 528, please click on the download tab

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POPI Act guidance notes prepared by iTOO and Webber Wentzel
07 July 2021

Fact sheet and guidance note for healthcare practitioners and healthcare institutions

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VACCINATION REGISTRATION: NDOH CIRCULAR: COVID-19 VACCINATION OF NON-PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR
03 July 2021

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NDOH CIRCULAR: COVID-19 VACCINATION OF NON-PROFESSIONAL HEALTHCARE WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR
03 July 2021

The National Vaccine roll out is now well under way. While most Healthcare Professionals have been vaccinated, not all Health Care Workers (HCWs) have been vaccinated. The attached Circular sets out the process for registering and verifying a broad spectrum of HCWs. Please note, employers are obliged to supply consolidated lists of frontline HCWs who do not have a Persal Number or a Professional Council Registration Number.

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Webinar Presentations & Recordings: Working from Home – OHS Policy and Reasonable Accommodation During COVID-19_01 July 2021
01 July 2021

The National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH) would like to thank you for registering and attending the webinar on Working from Home – OHS Policy and Reasonable Accommodation During COVID-19.  Please find links to this webinar’s presentations and recordings for your information and reference.

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LONG COVID: SPECIAL CONSIDERATION NEEDED
01 July 2021

Vaccination may be winning the war against the pandemic in some countries, but for those with Long COVID, the fight is only just beginning. How does it affect people, who are at risk, and how can OSH professionals help sufferers return to work? Dr Karen Michell answers these questions and more.

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Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa (MVSSA) and Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) Webinar Recording – 03 June 2021
25 June 2021

The recording of the Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) Webinar that was held on 03 June 2021, is now available.

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NDoH Circular: Interval between SARS-COV-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination
24 June 2021

National Department of Health circular regarding the interval between SARS-COV-2 infection and COVID-19 vaccination

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POPIA: Registration of Information Officers
22 June 2021

The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) enforcement powers as promulgated by the President of South Africa in June 2020 will still be coming into effect as of the 1 July 2021

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Circular-32021-Annual-Fees-2022
18 June 2021

Please see the attached SANC Circular-32021-Re: Annual-Fees-2022

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SANC News Letter: Vol 2 MAY/JUNE 2021
17 June 2021

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) is proud to introduce
its new, dynamic and interactive website: www.sanc.co.za.

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DoEL project: Elimination of Silicosis in non mining industry
15 June 2021

The Department of Employment and Labour has commissioned a project on the
elimination of silicosis in the non-mining industry in South Africa

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FIORP | Interview with Ehi Iden, CEO Occupational Health and Safety Managers.
09 June 2021

Interview with FIORP, Barcelona on the state of OSH in Africa, the actions of OSHAfrica as well as waste management in Africa

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B4SA Weekly Update
04 June 2021

B4SA encourages all those over 60 to register on the EVDS today

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Zuid Afrikaanse Hospital honors nursing – Pretoria East Rekord – 28 May 2021
28 May 2021

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New WHO Nursing Strategy
28 May 2021

The World Health Assembly has been taking place this week. Here is a link to the new WHO Nursing Strategy for your information

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SANC Position Statement
25 May 2021

SANC Position Statement on the allocation of non-specialised Nurses in specialised units.

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WHWB COVID LESSONS FOR AFRICA
24 May 2021

Video link: the program OSHAfrica hosted with WHWB on the COVID-19 experience, the place of policy in improving healthcare systems across Africa. 

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B4SA Weekly Update
22 May 2021

B4SA encourages all those over 60 to register on the EVDS today

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UPDATED STORAGE CONDITIONS OF THE COMIRNATY® VACCINE FROM PFIZER-BIONTECH The
21 May 2021

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has approved a change in the storage conditions of the Comirnaty® vaccine. 

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WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of the Work-related Burden of Disease and Injury
17 May 2021

Global Launch – WHO/ILO Joint Estimates of cardiovascular disease burden from long working hours

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International Nurses Day – from the NIOH Executive Director
12 May 2021

On this International Nurses Day, please find attached a letter to all your members from the NIOH Executive Director, Dr Spo Kgalamono

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SASOHN International Nurses Day 2021 Newsletter
12 May 2021
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Health and safety for nurses should be business as usual
10 May 2021

The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is speaking up for health worker safety for International Nurses Day

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SANC Position Statement
14 Dec 2020

SANC Position Statement on issuing of sick notes by professional nurse practitioners.

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