National Database inclusion:

July 10, 2019 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Uncategorized

Call for expression of interest for inclusion in the national database
to provide the following services to the public health sector:(a)  Mental Health Services(b)  Forensic Mental Health ServicesThe National
Department of Health is developing a database of private health
professionals who are prepared to provide mental health and forensic
mental health services to the public health sector.The aim of this
initiative is to:
a. Enhance treatment of mental illness in primary health care facilities in theprioritised districts;b. Reduce the backlog of forensic psychiatric evaluations referred by the Courts; andc. Initiate or review treatment of State psychiatric patients waiting for hospital admission in Correctional centres.Centres:1. Mental health services are to be provided in the prioritised primary health facilities in the following districts:2. Forensic psychiatric evaluations are to be conducted in designated psychiatric hospitals and the following identified Correctional Health Centres:PROVINCEDESIGNATED PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS WHERE THE REFERRAL FOR EVALUATION HAS BEEN MADECORRECTIONAL HEALTH CENTRES WHERE THE FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC EVALUATIONS ARE TO BE CONDUCTEDNorth West Bophelong HospitalKlerksdorp; Leeukop ; Mogwase; Potchefstroom; Rooigrond; RustenburgLimpopoThabamoopo HospitalKutama-Sinthumule; Makhado; Modimolle; PolokwaneFree State Free State Psychiatric ComplexGrootvlei Medium AEastern CapeFort England HospitalEast London; Grahamstown; Queenstown; King Williams Town; Mthatha; St AlbansNorthern Cape West End HospitalKimberley PrisonGautengWeskoppies Hospital Sterkfontein HospitalNigel; Boksburg; Johannesburg; Krugersdorp; Modderbee; Leeukop;Western Cape Valkenberg HospitalCaledon; Goodwood; Knysna; Ooutshoorn; Pollsmoor; Voorberg; West Coast Pollsmoor FemalesKwaZulu-NatalFort Napier HospitalDurban; Empangeni; Kokstad; Waterval; Ncome; GlencoeEligible Health Professionals:(1)  Mental health ServicesMedical Specialist (Psychiatrists) Clinical Psychologists
BPsych Registered Counsellors(2)  Forensic Mental Health Services
Medical Specialist (Psychiatrists with experience in conducting forensic psychiatric evaluations, compilation of psychiatric reports and being
an expert witness in Court).
Clinical Psychologists with experience in conducting forensic psychiatric evaluations, compilation of psychiatric reports and being an expert witness in Court.Requirements: Appropriate qualification and registration with the Health Professions Council with a proof of current registration. A minimum of 2-3 year’s appropriate experience in the professional category after registration with the Statutory Council. A valid driver’s licence, willingness to travel and work afterhours or overtime.Competencies: Ability to work in integrated multi-disciplinary teams across platforms. Leadership, administrative, communication and mentoring skills. Good problem-solving skills. Computer literacy.Please Note: Health professionals employed in the public sector full time are not eligible for inclusion in this data
base. Inclusion in the database reflects an expression of interest and not employment.You are requested to submit your full names, contact details, business and residential address, your area of interest (mental health or forensic mental health services) and geographical area as well as proof of the current registration with the HPCSA to the Director-General: Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria, 0001, for the attention of Dr Yogan Pillay, Deputy Director-General: Communicable & Non Communicable Diseases: tel (012) 395 8076, enquiries, please contact:
Mental health services: Mr Sifiso Phakathi @ (012 395-9138); mental health services: Dr NE Mulutsi @ (012 395 8044); Evah.Mulutsi@ date for submission: 22 July 2019P
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