Ethical Rules

In the course of their professional work health care practitioners are required to subscribe to certain rules of conduct. To this end the Health Professional Council of South Africa has formulated a set of rules regarding professional conduct against which complaints of professional misconduct will be evaluated. These rules are reproduced in these booklets.

Booklet 1 - General Ethical Guidelines for the Health Care Professions

Booklet 2 - Ethical & Professional Rules of the Health Professions of SA

Booklet 5 - Confidentiality: Protecting and Providing Information

Booklet 9 - Guidelines on the Keeping of Patient Records