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22 November 2013

TO: Nursing Education Institutions
Provincial Departments of Health
National Department of Health 
All Stakeholders

Regulations Issued by the South African Nursing Council on Successful Registration of Learner/s into a Nursing Education Programme


To inform all relevant parties about changes relating to issuing of regulations to learners on registration with the South African Nursing Council.


The South African Nursing Council used to issue hard copies of regulations relevant to the programmes that learners have been registered into.  These regulations were packaged and sent by either courier or postal services to the respective Nursing Education Institutions.  To improve turnaround time and to reduce the operational cost related to courier and postal services, the South African Nursing Council will post these regulations on the SANC website.


The Council resolved that, it will no longer post these regulations except registration certificates of learners.  Nursing Education Institutions are required to download relevant/applicable regulations once the certificate of registration as a learner has been issued.  Applicable regulations are downloadable at www.sanc.co.za on the Publications/Regulations/Index to Regulations page (follow the links or click this link to go straight to the correct page).

For further clarification, enquiries should be directed to:

The Manager: Registrations
Ms. S.J. Nxumalo
e-mail: jnxumalo@sanc.co.za.

Yours Sincerely



Mr T Mabuda 
Registrar and Chief Executive Officer
South African Nursing Council


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