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Vision, Mission and Mandate


Excellence in professionalism and advocacy for health care users.


We serve and protect health care users by regulating the nursing and midwifery professions.

Guided by our values

  • Advocacy
  • Caring
  • Quality
  • Professionalism
  • Innovation
  • Relevance

The South African Nursing Council Mandate

The SANC regulates the nursing profession by establishing and maintain nursing education and training as well as practice standards; it also advocates on behalf of the public in matters concerning nursing.