HPCSA CPD Upload Manual

HPCSA Manual of how to upload CPD points/certificates onto the HPCSA portal Working together for a stronger inclusive profession

Vaccination Update

Vaccination Update V4HCW Breaking News The following vaccination sites are now open for OOH HCW booking. GP  : Netcare Milpark GP  : CMJAHGP  : Mediclinic MedforumKZN : Mediclinic PMBKZN : Netcare St AugustinesWC   : Melomed Gatesville  Please schedule your appointment – https://bookings.v4hcw.co.za Let’s recap 1. Make a booking online https://bookings.v4hcw.co.za. If a site is not listed, it […]

URGENT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED

URGENT ASSISTANCE REQUIRED Dear Colleagues We require your assistance in our coding endeavours. We are attempting to gain quick fixes with our current list of professional fees while we lumber on with the bigger coding project to be in line with international standards and transparency. First stop is MISSING CODES Please take a few minutes to […]

Practitioner assistance for educational studies

Topic: Research assistance – The Impact of Prosthetic Limbs on children with Bilateral Lower Limb Amputations Contact person: Siphosethu Zantsi Email: 17786975@sun.ac.za / siphosethuzantsi@gmail.com Institution: Stellenbosch University (Physiotherapy Dept) OVERVIEW The purpose of this study is to interview children who have bilateral lower limbs amputations and have received prosthetic limbs. The study aims to explore how […]

SOUTH AFRICAN LYMPHATIC & VENOUS SOCIETY – INTERNATIONAL VEIN WEEK

INTERNATIONAL VEIN WEEK 5 – 11 April 2021 The South African Lymphatic & Venous Society (SALVS) invites you to join the global public and health professionals venous-lymphatic awareness project, The International Vein Week. This not-for-profit initiative is hosted under the auspices of SALVS in collaboration with venous-lymphatic World International Network (v-WIN). Lymphatic and Venous Diseases […]

Engagement with Metropolitan/GEMS regarding the claims process, appeals, follow-ups, etc.

Good day colleagues The NEC had a productive meeting with Lungile and Nomsa of Metropolitan/GEMS on the 24th of March for our first Operational meeting of 2021. The purpose of the engagement was to renew discussions between the parties and receive updates regarding the claims process, appeals, follow-ups, etc. Please find the documentation outlining the […]

Newsletter – March 2021

Newsletter – March 2021 Compression Stockings Effective in Diabetes & PAD; Aid Sport Activity Performance Two new studies show the effectiveness of compression stockings (CS) in the settings of diabetes and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) as well as in sport performance.   Read More Prediction of ischial ramal angle fortransfemoral ischial containment sockets A well-fitting […]

SAOPA Member Figures Update – 5 March 2021

SAOPA Membership Figures Dear Colleagues Current membership stands at 54 Private Practice Owners 37 Privately Employed Practitioners 4 Medical O&P (non-practicing) Current TOTAL: 95 (Feb webinar registration lists an additional 11 practitioners who have yet to finalise membership) A big thank you to those who have already renewed their membership, we value your support. To […]

SAOPA Clarity on Communication Categorization

SAOPA Clarity on Communication Categorization Dear Colleagues SAOPA has and will continue to improve our communication with members. As there are different tiers of  membership within SAOPA, please note that the various categories of membership allow access to different levels of information. A Private Practice Owner (PPO) will receive all levels of communication. A Privately […]

SAOPA Meetings Update – 4 March 2021

SAOPA Stakeholder Meetings Update Dear Colleagues Yesterday (3 March) we had two very successful engagements with RAF followed by AOPA: Firstly, SAOPA finally managed to secure a meeting with the RAF where the main objective was to re-open communication and re-establish relationships. Discussions centred around: updating the Tariff list the importance of professional fees and […]