Circular 5/2017

Circular 5/2017


29 September 2017

TO: National Department of Health
  Provincial Department of Health
  Nursing Education Institutions
  All Stakeholders

 

Appointment: Registrar and CEO of the South African Nursing Council

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sizo Mchunu as the Registrar and CEO of the South African Nursing Council, by the Honorable Minister of Health Dr A. Motsoaledi MP, in terms of Section 18(1) and (3) of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) with effect from 01 October 2017. 

Ms Mchunu brings a wealth of knowledge accumulated and demonstrated through her 37 years in the professional nursing. She has worked as a clinical nurse and lectured at both undergraduate and post-basic levels at a College of Nursing as well as a University for a combined period of 18 years.

She has also gained vast knowledge and experience in the regulatory environment, and has been responsible for senior and strategic leadership at the SANC as Deputy Registrar as well as being appointed and seconded as an Acting Registrar in 2009 and 2016 respectively. 

Prior to this appointment, Ms Mchunu was appointed as Director Nursing Practice and later Nursing Education within the Office of the Government Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer at the National Department of Health. 

A seasoned educator, Ms Mchunu has extensive knowledge of the Higher Education landscape. She has served, upon appointment by the Minister of Higher Education and Training, as a member of the Interim and later substantive Council of the Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University. 

The South African Nursing Council welcomes Ms Mchunu and wishes her every success as together it strives to achieve the level of service to the public as envisaged in the Nursing Act, 2005.

 

(Signed)

Prof BR Bhengu
Chairperson

 

News 7/2017

News 7/2017


26 September 2017

TO: All SANC Clients
FROM: Ms SA Mchunu

Acting Registrar and CEO

 

SANC OFFICES CLOSED ON 27 SEPTEMBER 2017

Please note that the Council offices will be closed for business on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 because of the likelihood of disruption of services due to the COSATU National mass strike action.

The Council offices will re-open for business at 08:00 on Thursday, 28 September 2017.

Your cooperation is highly appreciated and any inconvenience is regretted.

Yours sincerely

(Signed)

Ms SA Mchunu
Acting Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council

News 6/2017

News 6/2017

 

TO: All Stakeholders
FROM: Ms SA Mchunu

Acting Registrar and CEO

ISSUING OF 2018 ANNUAL PRACTISING CERTIFICATES

The South African Nursing Council (SANC) is pleased to inform all nurse practitioners that technical challenges which affected the issuing of 2018 Annual Practicing Certificates (APCs) have now been resolved. 

Nurse practitioners can pay at FNB or SANC premises. SANC is in the process of posting the APCs for those who paid through the bank. 

The banking details are as follows: 
NAME OF BANK : FIRST NATIONAL BANK
BUSINESS TRADING NAME : SA NURSING COUNCIL
ACCOUNT NUMBER : 514 211 86 193
BRANCH CODE : 253145
REFERENCE : SANC REFERENCE NUMBER FOLLOWED BY ANLFEES

SANC apologises for the inconvenience caused and wishes to thank all for the patience.

News 5/2017

News 5/2017

2017

TO: All Stakeholders
FROM: Ms SA Mchunu

Acting Registrar and CEO

 

DELAY IN ISSUING OF 2018 ANNUAL PRACTISING CERTIFICATES

 

Please note that South African Nursing Council (SANC) is experiencing technical challenges which led to the delay in issuing of 2018 Annual Practicing Certificates (APCs).

SANC is aware of the implications of the said delay on nurse practitioners, hence this matter is receiving utmost intervention. It is anticipated that the challenge will be resolved within reasonable time.

Nurse practitioners are advised to pay at FNB for now and APCs will be posted at a later stage.

Thank you for your cooperation.