Thousands struck off health roll

Over 8 000 health practitioners have been struck off the roll after failing to pay their annual fees, the Health Professionals' Council of South Africa (HPSCA) said on Thursday.

Dispensing fee proposals could save you money

Savings of between 13 percent and 15 percent on medicines are on the cards if draft regulations on pharmacies' dispensing fees are approved. Announcing these on Thursday, Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang said the fees would be on a sliding scale.