Professional indemnity during a pandemic

What new issues have medical malpractice insurance providers needed to consider since the outbreak of COVID-19? One of these is the fact that doctors may now be providing care outside of their area of specialty, while another may relate to unscrupulous individuals attempting to make money out of an overstretched medical system operating in crisis […]

COVID-19 and guidance for the medical profession

The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) has recognised the severity of the COVID-19 outbreak and provided special guidelines that will apply during the pandemic. The HPCSA will continue to operate, but with restrictions. For example, professional conduct inquiries and in-person mediations will be suspended during the lockdown period. Complaints will still be processed, […]