South African Nursing Council Publications
Many of the publications of the Nursing Council are freely available on this website. Printed copies of all publications may be purchased from the Council for (in most cases) a nominal amount - necessary to cover the costs of printing and distribution.
Every effort has been taken to make sure that these publications are 100% correct, but in the event of any discrepancy, the text published in the original publication will always take precedence over the copies published here.
You may print copies of those publications available on this website for your own personal use or for study purposes. You may NOT sell any such copies. You are welcome to extract quotations from the publications for including in your own original works provided that the necessary reference to the publication concerned is made.
The following guidelines have been published by South African Nursing Council for general information -
Please note: This Learner Documents section of the Publications page is still under construction - all documents are current, but will be reformatted shortly
The following documents required by Learners have been published by the South African Nursing Council:
These are copies of the current and previous Nursing Acts.
Tip: Use bookmarks to navigate the electronic versions.
Promotion of Access to Information Act - Manual
Use this manual will help you to access information that you believe is held by the Nursing Council and that is needed by you to protect your rights.
This website contains a full set of regulations published under the Nursing Acts. These regulations incorporate all subsequent amendments.
On the Regulations pages, you will also find -
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