Bogus neurosurgeon beats system hands down

Chris Bateman


The Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)’s top management has ordered a probe of all foreign-qualified specialist registrations going back at least a decade, and instituted a ‘double verification’ mechanism for all future such applications following a dramatic system failure.

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Chris Bateman, Health & Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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bogus; neurosurgeon; health professions council of south africa

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(3):115-117.

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Date submitted: 2012-01-31
Date published: 2012-02-23

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