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)
SUBJECT: RE- PUBLICATION OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN NURSING COUNCIL (SANC) NATIONAL EXAMINATION RESULTS ON THE WEBSITE
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.
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.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms E. Magagula, Manager: Assessment at (012) 426 9596 email@example.com.
MS SA MCHUNU
REGISTRAR AND CEO