The largest public-service union in the country, the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) has called for the overhaul of the SA Nursing Council (SANC), saying it has become a stumbling block to the transformation of the nursing profession.

Nehawu’s national nurses’ co-ordinator Nobukhosi Xulu said her colleagues have encountered several challenges when dealing with the council regarding issues such as nursing education, professional development, governance and leadership, and professional statutory fees, among other things...

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