COMMUNITY FOR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS
Who may join the guild?
All nursing practitioners in all specialist fields.
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Students who are being trained in nursing.
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Matriculants who are interested in studying nursing.
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As a guild member you are part of Solidarity and you therefore qualify for all the labour union benefits we offer.
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Additional benefits enjoyed by nursing practitioners who are members of the guild
- income protection
- help with drawing up a budget
- savings plans and investments
- insurance and much more
STUDY FUND APPLY FOR FUNDING FOR YOUR STUDIES Does your heart and passion lie at health care and service delivery in health care? Do you want to enter a career as a nurse? This occupational guild aims to realise your dreams therefore, we make rent free study loans available through Helping Hand’s Study Fund Centre.
For more information and to apply, click here www.studiefonds.co.za
TRAIN A NURSE Nurse shortages affects each of us. It not only has a massive impact on service delivery, but also on the retention of the occupation. The Solidarity Occupational Guild for Nurses is taking the first step towards a solution, by helping students to enter the occupation. We undertake to help as many as possible students with funding for their studies, so that they can qualify as nurses.
Would you like to get involved and contribute financially to realise the dreams of a young person?
SMS the word FUNDING to 34802 (R1/SMS) and we’ll phone you.
Institutions where you can study nursing
- Private nursing education institutions accredited to offer the new nursing programmes with effect from 2020.
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- Private nursing education institutions that are still offering “legacy” programmes.Click here ►
- Public nursing education institutions that are still offering legacy qualifications. Click here ►
- Universities accredited to offer the new nursing programmes from 2020. Click here ►
The Solidarity Occupational Guild for Nurses negotiated affordable professional indemnity insurance with better cover than any other trade union.
For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Costs of your indemnity insurance:
|Student:R225 per annum*||Nursing practitioners:R275 per annum*|
*Terms and conditions apply.
How do I take out indemnity insurance?
- Your indemnity will be effective from a date that appears on your certificate.
- Submit your certificate to your employer and feel safe.
All nursing practitioners must apply for a practice certificate every year, which serves as proof that your are competent and able to carry out your duties.
It is your responsiblity as nursing practitioner to see to the following:
Although we act in the interests of our members, we cannot administer SANC registration on behalf of members. We will, however, offer our support when SANC is negligent.
- Pay by 31 December 2020 – avoid restoration fees.
- Request voluntary removal if you no longer practice as a nurse.
- Remember: Bank transfers from different banks take up to 3 working days – pay in advance to meet the 31 December 2019 deadline.
- eRegister: to verify your registration status with SANC.
- Community service: Fees are only payable upon completion of the community service to register as a practicing nurse. Your registration fee code is REGFPRA
SANC fees for 2021:
|Registered nursing practitioners and midwives: R700 per year||Enrolled nursing practitioners and midwives:R418 per year||Assistant nurses:R293 per year|
For more information about SANC fees, click here.
Graduates doing their community service year, will find all particulars and forms here
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