Seminar 4: Privacy & Information Security Awareness in the Healthcare Practice

Focused on Staff Member Awareness & Behaviour


1 Day Seminar

If you are interested in this seminar, please contact is at

For information about how we use and protect your Personal Information, see our Section 18 POPIA Privacy Notification.

Inhouse Training

  • This seminar is also available as an in-house / onsite or group basis training seminar for groups of 6 and more, at a fixed discounted tariff.
  • To request a quotation contact us wih the name of the course that interests you, the number of delegates, the physical address where the training will be conducted.
  • Training programmes can be compiled based on the specific training needs of your organisation.delegates from the same practice).

Remember: POPIA training and awareness for staff members is not an option, it is a legal requirement?


This seminar includes topics about:

  1. Introduction
  • Why Privacy is Important
  • The Value Proposition for Privacy
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Information Security Vulnerabilities and Threats
  1. Privacy and Security of Information in the Healthcare Practice
  • What is Information Privacy?
  • What is Information Security?
  1. Specific Legislation and Ethical Rules Applicable on Confidentiality, Privacy and Security of Health Information in the Healthcare Practice
  • Introduction
  • Legislation
    • Constitution of the Republic of South-Africa, Act No 108 of 1996
    • National Health Act, Act No. 61 of 2003
    • Medical Schemes Act, 1998
    • Childrens Act, No.38 of 2005
    • Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act No 92 of 1996
    • Health Professions Act No 56 of 1974
    • National Credit Act, Act 34 of 2005
    • Consumer Protection Act 68 of 2008
    • Regulation of Interception of Communications Act 70 of 2002
    • Promotion of Access to Information Act, Act, No. 2 of 2000
    • Protection of Personal Information Act, Act No 4 of 2013
  • Ethical Rules
    • Booklet 1: General Ethical Guidelines for the Health Care Professions
    • Booklet 2: Ethical and Professional Rules of the Health Professions Council of South Africa as Promulgated in Government Gazette R717/2006
    • Booklet 10: Confidentiality: Protecting and Providing Information
    • Booklet 14: Guidelines on Keeping of Patients Records

4. Safeguarding of Personal and Health Information in the Healthcare Practice

  • What is Personal Information and Health Information?
  • What is Consent with regards to the Handling of Personal Information?
  • Administrative Security Safeguards
  • Physical Security Safeguards
  • Technical Security Safeguards
  • General Rules

Who should attend?

All employees



R 2,950.00 per delegate (15% VAT inclusive) (-10% for more than 1 delegate form same organisation)