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National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003)


Procedural Regulations Pertaining to the Functioning of the Office of Health Standards Compliance and Handling of Complaints by the Ombud

Chapter 6 : Compliance Notice, Enforcement and Appeal

23. Written warning


(1) The Office may issue a written warning to the person in charge, in terms of section 82A(4)(a) of the Act, for failure to comply with a compliance notice referred to in regulation 21(1)(a).


(2) A written warning to the person in charge referred to in sub-regulation (1) must be issued in the form of Form 8, and must include, at least, the following information:
(a) The name of the person to whom it is addressed and the date;
(b) the health establishment to which the warning applies;
(c) the norms and standards that have not been complied with;
(d) the nature and extent of non-compliance;
(e) the actions to be undertaken by the health establishment to remedy non-compliance; and
(f) the steps already taken by the Office to ensure compliance, if applicable.