The Role of the Health Practitioner

in the Intersection between Health, Law and Business (CPD 3)

Target Audience (Multidisciplinary)

Health Practitioners


Style: Immersive & Interactive          TimeBreakfast  or  evening functions  

Brief Description

This lecture clarifies the role the health practitioner needs to play when operating his/her practice with regards to health, law and business. It highlights risk areas and how to reduce the risks of litigation, being reported for unprofessional conduct and also operating the practice as a business within the confines of what is acceptable to the HPCSA. It also guides the practitioner on how to respond to allegations of medical scheme fraud against the practice.



The lecture focuses on the major laws that the practitioner needs to be aware of in operating the business of a health practice. These include HPCSA Act and guiding documents, important labor related laws, tax related laws, medical schemes act, the common law principles and other related laws.  The lecture brings all these together in a coherent manner that empowers the health practitioner with new knowledge and confidence in operating the practice ethically and within the law.


Duration: 3 hours (Morning breakfast or evening talk)


Learning Outcomes

The practitioner will leave the lecture with tools that he/she can implement at the practice to reduce medico-legal risks and increase the growth of the practice.

Program Fee:   R1, 050  


The short program is run as a breakfast or evening workshop in select areas and times based on demand from any given area.

Keep an eye out in our upcoming events page or send us a mail with your request.

The program fees include teas, coffees and biscuits.

Refreshments, breakfast, lunch, dinners and finger lunch or dinners can be arranged but will be charged over and above the program fee.

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