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 2 : Collection of Information and Designation of Person in Charge
6. Designation of person in charge
|(1)||The Office must request the head of the national or provincial department of health or the health department of a municipality or, in the case of a private health establishment, the head of a health establishment or the executive management of a private hospital group to designate as a person in charge of the health establishment the most senior employee in rank, who will deal with all matters relating to norms and standards.|
|(2)||The designation of a person in charge, referred to in sub-regulation (1), must be in writing and signed by the head of the national or provincial department of health or the health department of a municipality or the head of the health establishment, or their delegatees.|
|(3)||The Office must maintain a database of persons in charge, and any changes to the particulars of the person in charge must be submitted by such person to the Office within 20 working days of such a change occurring.|
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