AHPCSA Complaint Procedure

AHPCSA Complaint Procedure

What you can expect after a complaint is made against you to the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa (AHPCSA). The AHPCSA’s complaint procedure is regulated by statute, namely the Allied Health Professions Act, 63 of 1982 (the Act). How is the complaint...
Online Sessions: Informed Consent

Online Sessions: Informed Consent

On Thursday, 08 April ASSA, Dr MedMal in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted a CPD accredited talk on Informed Consent, Disclosure and Record Keeping. Please click below to view the recorded session.
Vicarious Liability Explained

Vicarious Liability Explained

There is a general assumption that if a person works for a company and an error is caused during their employment, that the employer’s professional indemnity policy will respond. This is because of the principal known as ”vicarious liability”. Requirements for...
The Ins and outs of Telemedicine (now known as “Telehealth”)

The Ins and outs of Telemedicine (now known as “Telehealth”)

As the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has a mandate to regulate healthcare provision by health care practitioners, this includes the ability to regulate on the provision of telemedicine (“telehealth services”). Telehealth services involves medical...
Online Sessions: Claims Assistance

Online Sessions: Claims Assistance

On Thursday, 15 April ProfNet in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted an informative discussion on Claims Assistance. Please view the recorded session below: