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South African Nursing Council Circulars 2013

Circulars 2013

The following circulars were distributed by South African Nursing Council during 2013:

 1/2013Accreditation of private providers wishing to provide legacy qualifications
 2/2013New and amended Regulations under the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act no. 33 of 2005)
 3/2013Database for post basic programmes
 4/2013SANC Easter holidays closure
 5/2013New SANC Examinations Application form
 6/2013Annual and Restoration Fees for 2014
 7/2013Extra exam date for final R. 2165 in November 2013
 Cover LetterImplementation of the new education qualifications (covering letter for Circulars 8, 9, 10 of 2013)
 8/2013Curriculum framework for entry levels of nursing 
 9/2013Revised policy guidelines for the implementation of RPL by NEIs
 10/2013Accreditation Appeal Process Policy
 11/2013SANC Examination schedule – 2014
 12/2013Notice of appointment of the new members of the 15th South African Nursing Council
 13/2013Exam schedule for Examiners, Moderators and Markers, 2014
 14/2013Requirements for processing of learners who are registered in terms of the Nursing Act, 2005
 15/2013Conversion of alreday-approved paper-based documents to electronic versions for archiving
 16/2013Changes relating to issuing of regulations on registration with SANC
 17/2013Year end closure of SANC offices



Press Releases 2013

The following press releases were issued by South African Nursing Council during 2013:

Press ReleaseDescription
1/2013Unaccredited nursing programmes
2/2013International Nurses’ Day



Special News Items 2013

There following 2 special news items were published on the South African Nursing Council website during the year 2013:

The National Strategic Plan for Nurse Education, Training and Practice 2012/13 – 2016/17

Details of the abovementioned document launched by Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi on 11 March 2013 at Birchwood Conference Centre, Boksburg.

The strategy stems from the Nursing Summit held in 2011 and the Nursing Compact which arose  out of those deliberations.

SANC mourns the death of an icon: Nelson Mandela

The chairperson of Council’s tribute to the life and work of Nelson Mandela