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4 November 2013

TO: Nursing Education Institutions
Universities
National Department of Health
Provincial Department of Health 
Nursing Stakeholders

Notice of the Appointment of the new Members of the 15th South African Nursing Council

The 15th South African Nursing Council had been appointed by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in terms of Section 5 of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005).  The Council had its first meeting on the 1st - 2nd of November 2013.  The term of office of the Council is five years (2013 to 2018).

In accordance with the Act, the Chairperson was appointed by the Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi in consultation with the Council. The Vice Chairperson and the Executive Committee members were elected by the Council members.

The Council members were appointed in terms of Section 5 of the Nursing Act, 2005 (Act No. 33 of 2005) as follows.  The Council members are:

Section 5 (1) (a)

Fourteen members who are registered in terms of Section 31 (1) (a) and (b)

Bhengu, Busisiwe Rosemary (Chairperson)
Cloete, John Cessil
Davhana-Maselesele, Mashudu
Dzebu, Munyadziwa Jane
Human, Susara Petronella
Jeftha, Gloria
Jordaan, Estelle Louise (now Coustas)
Mdlalose, Thembisile Rose
Mokale, Segomoco Irene
Mokoape, Nomagugu Charlotte
Ndlovu, Bawinile Cecilia
Nyalungu, Fanny Obert
Pienaar, Abel Jacobus
Vasuthevan, Sharon (Vice Chairperson)

Section 5 (1) (b)

(i)    One person must be an officer of the National Department of Health

Mohlabi, Dikgwadi Rheinett

(ii)    One person must have special knowledge of the law

Harper, Giuseppina

(iii)    One person must have special knowledge of financial matters

Rammutla, Pitsi Josephine

(iv)    One person must have special knowledge of pharmacy

Santho, Palesa

(v)    One person must have special knowledge of education

Gihwala, Dherendra (Dhiro)

(vi)    One person must have knowledge of consumer affairs

Chauke, Mkhacani Noel

(vii)    Three persons must represent communities

Isaacs-Raiss, Nasiema
Mkhonza, Thandi Lillian
Thupane, Aletta

(viii)    One person must be registered in terms of Section 31 (1) (c)

Ngidi, Duduzile Queen

(ix)    One person must be registered in terms of section 31 (1) (d)

Manamela, Thupetsi Marious

 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Bhengu, Busisiwe Rosemary (Chairperson)
Vasuthevan, Sharon (Vice Chairperson)
Human, Susara Petronella
Cloete, John Cessil
Pienaar, Abel Jacobus
Mohlabi, Dikgwadi Rheinett
Rammutla, Pitsi Josephine
Mkhonza, Thandi Lillian

Letís join hands in welcoming and supporting this newly appointed 15th South African Nursing Council, together we can achieve much more.

Yours sincerely,

 

(Signed)

Mr. Tendani Mabuda 
Registrar and CEO
South African Nursing Council

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