Circular 1/2022: Publication of SANC national exam results on the website


24 January 2022

Publication of SANC national examination results on the website

 

TO:         NATIONAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

                PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH

                NURSING EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS (NEIS)

                ALL STAKEHOLDERS

 

SUBJECT: RE- PUBLICATION OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL (SANC) NATIONAL EXAMINATION RESULTS ON THE WEBSITE

 

  1. PURPOSE

 

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 matter pertaining to the re-publishing of the SANC National Examination results on the SANC website.

 

 

  1. BACKGROUND

 

The SANC National examination results are normally published through SMSs to individual students, bulk emails, and hard copies to relevant NEIs and the SANC website. Following the promulgation of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act, 2013, which was initially passed in 2013, the SANC, has to comply with the provisions of this Act.

               

  1. IMPLEMENTATION BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN NUSING COUNCIL

 

In order to ensure compliance with these provisions the Act, SANC is taking the necessary steps to ensure its clients ‘Personal Information remains protected. The SANC will henceforth not disclose any Personal Information in its custody to any third party.  The publication of the SANC National Examination results will henceforth be send directly to individual students via SMSs, bulk emails, and hard copies to the relevant NEIs. The results will no more be published on the SANC website.

 

 

We would appreciate it if you could kindly share this information with all persons in your institutions.

               

For further information in respect of this Circular, you are advised to contact Ms A. Mnguni, Senior Manager: Learner Affairs at (012) 420 1065/amnguni@sanc.coza or Ms E. Magagula, Manager: Assessment at (012) 426 9596 or/emagagula@sanc.co.za.

 

 

Yours sincerely

 

(signed)

MS SA MCHUNU

REGISTRAR AND CEO