Guidelines, Manuals & Instructions: N

Government guidelines, manuals and instructions, listed alphabetically by title. These documents are also listed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.
(File type: pdf; size: 177.22 KB)
This publication is aimed at all women 30 years and older to educate them on and promote the prevention of cervical cancer. It's also for primary healthcare workers to assist them in screening for this form of cancer and to guide them on when to refer patients to more specialised levels of care.
(File type: pdf; size: 668.11 KB)Department of Social Development (National) (The Government of South Africa)
These are national guidelines for dealing with children affected by HIV/AIDS.
(File type: pdf; size: 108.72 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
These are cost-effective and user-friendly treatment guidelines aimed at preventing acquired hearing impairment as a result of chronic otitis media. The primary target group for prevention and treatment is children aged between zero and six years and health professionals, and the secondary target population is children between seven and 14 years of age and the general public.
Although the commando system described in this document is being phased out, the document also describes important safety hints for people living in rural areas.
(File type: pdf; size: 131.81 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Guidelines for the elderly and healthcare workers on identifying and treating foot problems with a view to keeping the elderly mobile.
Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Everything you need to know about home-based care and community-based care: what it is, who can access it, how it is organised, the roles and responsibilities of the different stakeholders and the challenges facing the many sectors involved in service delivery.
(File type: pdf; size: 69.63 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
These guidelines deal with how to effectively manage people with hypertension at primary healthcare level. Prevention of high blood pressure and education on how to do this is covered in the guidelines.
(File type: pdf; size: 65.57 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Guidelines for healthcare workers and for parents of children with asthma. Diagnosis, prevention and treatment at primary healthcare level are dealt with.
(File type: pdf; size: 117.97 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Guidelines for health workers on cost-effective interventions at primary heathcare level on how to treat and manage eye conditions and diseases and injuries that could otherwise result in visual impairment and blindness.
(File type: msword; size: 143.5 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Guidelines for health workers on how to educate women about the prevention of osteoporosis at primary healthcare level, how to diagnose osteoporosis and how to treat and manage patients at specialised levels of care such as hospitals.
(File type: pdf; size: 53.98 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Guidelines for health workers on how to prevent and treat Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease in patients who present at primary healthcare level.
(File type: pdf; size: 74.27 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Information on what elderly people can do to prevent the onset of debilitating chronic illnesses associated with lifestyle. Preventative measures suggested include exercising, controlling the consumption of tobacco and alcohol and a healthy diet.
(File type: pdf; size: 368.5 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Steps that can be taken to prevent strokes and ischaemic attacks, as well as invaluable information for health professionals and family members on how to care for stroke patients.
(File type: pdf; size: 397.3 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
These guidelines help health professionals diagnose asthma and also assist them with developing a partnership with patients so that the disease can be managed successfully. Patients are encouraged to take responsibility for their own health and are shown how to prevent asthma attacks.
(File type: pdf; size: 138.58 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
Guidelines for health workers on the causes of blindness, how to educate people on how to prevent blindness and how to treat and manage the blind.
(File type: pdf; size: 76.93 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)

Information and guidelines for the elderly and health workers on how to prevent falls of older persons which can and often do result in disability and even death.

(File type: pdf; size: 98.61 KB)Department of Health (National) (The Government of South Africa)
A publication for people with diabetes and for health professionals so that Diabetes Type 2 is accurately diagnosed, treated and prevented at primary healthcare level. The guidelines also indicate when it may be necessary to refer the patient to a more specialised level of care.
(File type: pdf; size: 243.79 KB)National Treasury (The Government of South Africa)
This Guide for Accounting Officers published by National Treasury is designed to familiarise accounting officers with the changes to their responsibilities that were introduced by the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) of 1999, a key element in a series of government budget and finance reforms.
(File type: pdf; size: 276.26 KB)Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport (Western Cape Government)
To make sure that violence in sport does not occur, this document sets out behavioural guidelines for coaches, administrators, players, supporters and spectators.
(File type: pdf; size: 1.2 MB)Strategy, Planning and Co-ordination (Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)
(File type: pdf; size: 3.54 MB)Transport Management (Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government)

Comments to: Marco Morgan, Strategic and Integrated Planning, 9 Dorp St, Cape Town, phone: 021 483 2605, fax: 021 483 7358, e-mail: mbmorgan@pgwc.gov.za

(File type: pdf; size: 959.27 KB)Provincial Treasury (Western Cape Government)
The Normative Measures document is in essence a management tool for perfecting the basics of the PFMA. Departments must complete and submit the document to Provincial Treasury in order to evaluate the progress made by the departments regarding financial management improvement as well as to provide National Treasury with a consolidated report.
(File type: pdf; size: 348.39 KB)National Treasury (The Government of South Africa)
The purpose of this document is to establish a framework for the development of acceptable normative measures for financial management. The framework focuses on financial management within national and provincial departments and more specifically on the successful implementation of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), 1999, and its related Treasury Regulations.
Department of Health (Western Cape Government)

The Nursing Information Management System (NIMS) programme enables the activated Western Cape health facilities to book agency nurses electronically, access to the resource has to be granted by the Directorate: Nursing Services.