Circular 6/2020: Postponement of May examinations

15 April 2020


15 April 2020


TO: National Department of Health
  Provincial Departments of Health
  Nursing Education Institutions (NEIs)
  All Stakeholders



The purpose of this Circular is to inform the National Department of Health, Provincial Departments of Health, Nursing Education Institutions and relevant stakeholders about the postponement of the May 2020 examinations. 


The State President’s proclamation on extension of “lockdown” for non-essential services to the end of April 2020 has necessitated that the South African Nursing Council (SANC) postpones the examination that was supposed to be conducted from 4 May 2020. 


The new examination dates will be communicated when the SANC reopens for business from 4 May 2020.


For further information in respect of this Circular, you are advised to contact Ms SJ Nxumalo, SANC Senior Manager: Education &Training at (012) 420 1022 or on e-mail at:


Yours sincerely,


Ms SA Mchunu
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council