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What does HPCSA stand for?

HPCSA stands for Health Professions Council of South Africa

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The Health Professions Council of South Africa prescribes that a medical practitioner may use organs or tissues 'only for research, educational, training or prescribed purposes' and that the retention of these organs shall be subject 'to the express written consent given by the patient concerned during his or her lifetime; in the case of a minor under the age of 14 years, to the written consent of such minor's parent or guardian; or in the case of a deceased patient who had not previously given such consent, to the written consent of his or her next of kin or the executor of his or her estate' (Ethical and Professional Rules of the Health Professions Council of South Africa, Government Gazette R717/2007).
The relationship between emergency medical treatment and 'Do not resuscitate' orders At face value, 'Do not resuscitate' (DNR) orders (the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) refers to 'Do not attempt resuscitation' (DNAR) orders(tm)) appear to fly in the face of emergency medical treatment because they deny certain patients medical treatment in life-threatening situations.
Companies that offer their employees health wellness days are falling victim to unscrupulous optometrists offering substandard eye tests, the Health Professions Council of South Africa recently warned.