Health Profession Authority Committees

Persons who are not members of the Authority can be appointed to be a member of any committee in line with section 13 (3) of the Health Professions Act. Accordingly, the Authority has established Committees to assist in the discharge of its duties as follows:

Executive Committee

The full Board of the Authority meets quarterly and in between these quarterly meetings, the Executive Committee meets where necessary to execute the business of the Authority. The Executive Committee members are as follows:

  • TBA

Business and Finance Committee

The role of the Business and Finance Committee is to review and provide guidance for the organization's financial matters. The committee reviews revenue and expenses and ensures that funds are spent appropriately.

The Committee oversees the Authority's human resources issues and develops the required business plans. The Committee comprises the following members:

  • TBA

Audit and Risk Management Committee

The Audit and Risk Management Committee is responsible for presenting a balanced and understandable assessment of the Authority's position and prospects. It is responsible for monitoring the Authority's business performance and probity under the rubric of value for money. The Committee receives and reviews the Authority's audited financial statements before submission to the Board and it is composed of the following members:

Registration Committee

The Registration Committee is responsible for considering and approving applications from health institutions for registration with the Authority. The Committee also receives inspection reports, reviews and approves recommended action to be taken. Penalties and disciplinary action for non compliance is handled by the Committee and it comprises the following members:

  • TBA

Appeals Committee

An important role of the Authority as enshrined in Section 5 (f) of the Act is to mediate and settle any disputes arising between councils or between a council and a registered person and to hear appeals referred to it in terms of the Act. The Committee is responsible for handling this role and is composed of the following members: