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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 3 : Inspectors and Inspections

9. Skills and experience for inspectors


(1) An inspector appointed in terms of section 80(2) of the Act must—
(a) be a qualified health professional, who is registered with the Allied Health Professions Council of South Africa, the Health Professions Council of South Africa, the South African Nursing Council, or the South African Pharmacy Council, referred to in the definition of "statutory health professional council" in section 1 of the Act;
(b) maintain his or her registration and good standing with the relevant statutory health professional council referred to in paragraph (a), at the time of and for the duration of his or her appointment as an inspector; and
(c) have experience in the delivery of health care services in a public or private health establishment.