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SANC Policies and Position Papers

The following policy documents and position papers are published for general information-

Document Name Type
Nursing Council - Code of Ethics for Nursing in South Africa
Nursing Council - HIV / AIDS Policy html
Nursing Council - Policy on Nurses Rights html
Nursing Council - Standpoint on Public Nursing Colleges transition into Higher Education html
Nursing Council - Position paper on Advanced Practice Nursing html


National Department of Health policy documents

The following policy document of the National Department of Health are published for general information-

Document Name Type
The National Strategic Plan for Nurse Education, Training and Practice 2012/13 - 2016/17
Department of Health - Policies and Guidelines on Medicines html

Please note that the National Department of Health may change these documents from time to time and in such cases, the latest official National Department of Health document must be regarded as the position of the Department and of SANC.


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