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Guidelines and Resources

(Western Cape Government)

List of Guidelines and Manuals



Government Tender Bulletin vol 662 No.3119 14 August 2020 Advert
Initial Audit Tool for Private Providers Final Nov 2016 Audit
Tuberculosis (TB) treatment in the time of Covid-19 Poster
September is Pharmacy month Poster
Immunise against Measles Poster
Immunisations During Covid-19 Poster
New Road to Health Booklet (RTHB) Final Print Ready 16.02.18 Baby Immunisations

2016 Expanded Programme on Immunisations (EPI) Schedule

Baby Immunisations
Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI)  Poster

Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) Diseases Surveillance Guideline (2015)

Baby Immunisations

Vaccinators Manual - Immunisation That Works 2016 (Fourth Edition, January 2015)

Baby Immunisations

Cold Chain and Immunisation Operations Manual - Guidelines for Handling Temperature Sensitive Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals (2015) NDOH

Baby Immunisations
WCGH Circular H45 of 2021 - Implementation announcement of the updated 2019 Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Guideline

Children IMCI

WCGH Circular H45 of 2021 Annexure - Attendance Register

Children IMCI

WCGH Circular H45 of 2021 Annexure - 2019 IMCI Recording form birth to two months

Children IMCI

WCGH Circular H45 of 2021 Annexure - 2019 IMCI Recording form 2 months to 5 years

Children IMCI

Circular H187-2020 Transition from the forceps - guided technique to the dorsal slit technique within the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Programme Circumcision
AFP Acute Flaccid Paralysis Case Investigation Form Case Investigation Forms 
Case Investigation Form CIF for adverse events following Immunisation (AEFI) Case Investigation Forms 
Measles Case Investigation Form Case Investigation Forms 
Neonatal Tetanus NT Case Investigation Form Case Investigation Forms 
For updated Coronavirus information for private providers, kindly visit:  
NMC CRF for MIS-C Coronavirus
SOP for MIS-C Reporting Coronavirus
NMC Case Definition for MIS-C Coronavirus
NICD Memo on MIS-C Reporting Coronavirus
Coronavirus Case Definition Coronavirus
Coronavirus Poster A3 Coronavirus

2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Training slides based on guidelines for case-finding, diagnosis, management and public health response in South Africa (NDoH)


2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Guidelines for case-finding, diagnosis, management and public health response in South Africa, Version 1.0


Algorithm: Procedure for suspected 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the Western Cape Province (Version 1, 04/02/2020)


2019 Novel Coronavirus Simplified


IPC for suspected and confirmed SARS-CoV-2 (cause of COVID-19) - 19 February 2020


Use of N95 respirators (19 February 2020)


National Preparedness Plan COVID-19 Draft - 24 February 2020

NICD Healthworker Hotline Coronavirus
Clinical management of suspected or acute COVID-19 V2 - 19 March 2020 Coronavirus
Revenue Notice 4 of 2020 (Amendment 1) - Hospital fees - Services rendered in respect of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus).pdf Coronavirus
Handbook for developing a public health emergency operations centre - Part A Coronavirus
A National Doctor-based COVID-19 Hotline Coronavirus
The bmj visual summary - COVID-19 remote consultations Coronavirus
Rational medicine use during COVID-19 pandemic - 22 March 2020 Coronavirus
Request to use chloroquine rationally - 22 March 2020 Coronavirus
NHLS Handwashing Poster Coronavirus
Exemptions of Private Health Establishments (PHEs) from certain regulations - COVID-19 pandemic Coronavirus
Provincal PPE Plan Western Cape 25 March 2020 Final Coronavirus
WCGH Poster Donning and Doffing PPE Final Coronavirus
PPE Guidelines Letter (26 March 2020) - Circular H35 Coronavirus
Circular 39-2020 - COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines Update (Version 3 - 29 March 2020) Coronavirus
Clinical management of suspected or acute COVID-19 (Version 3) compressed Coronavirus
Circular H42-2020 - Clozapine monitoring during the current COVID-19 Crisis Coronavirus
Updated Recommendations for Chloroquine Use for COVID-19 (30 March 2020) Coronavirus
Dispensing Licence - Amendment to Existing Dispensing Licence Form - Additional and Relocation Dispensing Licence
Guidelines for Completing Dispensing Licence Application Form Dispensing Licence
New Dispensing Licence Application Form Dispensing Licence
WCGH Circular H113 of 2017 - Health Programmes Alert Diphtheria 2017 Diphtheria Alert
WCGH Circular H91 of 2021 - Diphtheria Alert Non-Toxigenic Diphtheria Cluster identified in the West Coast and Cape Winelands Districts Diphtheria Alert
Suspected Diphtheria Case Investigation Form Diphtheria Alert
Suspected Diphtheria Case Investigation Form edited for WC 17062021 Diphtheria Alert
SA Diptheria Contact Line List 2017 Diphtheria Alert
NMC Form Diphtheria Alert
NICD Guidelines Diphtheria v3 (28 May 2018) Diphtheria Alert
CRDM specimen submission form v2 (30 August 2019) Diphtheria Alert
Circular H105/2019 National and Provincial Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Ebola Virus
Control of incidents Section 30 of the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998) Environmental Affairs

Best practice in postpartum family planning (Best Practice Paper No. 1) June 2015

Family Planning
Circular H33/2016 - Contraceptive and Fertility Planning Guidelines (February 2016) Family Planning
National Contraception Clinical Guidelines (2012) Family Planning
First 1000 Days overview and evidence by Dr H Goeiman First 1000 Days
Parent caregiver package by Dr H Goeiman First 1000 Days
Resources available for First 1000 Days and beyond - Maureen Mc Crea First 1000 Days
Supporting mothers on early stimulation by K Ebrahim (Mikhulu Trust) First 1000 Days
WC Orientation Presentation to the New RtHB and Side-by-Side Campaign by Dr H Goeiman First 1000 Days
Regulations governing general hygiene requirements for food premises the transport of food and related matters  Food Hygiene
Important Notice to HIV Patients Poster
National HIV Testing Services Policy (2006) HIV
The Western Cape Consolidated Guidelines for HIV Treatment  (November 2015 Amended Version) HIV
National Consolidated Guidelines - For the Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV and the management of HIV in children, adolescents and adults (April 2015) HIV
Advertorial - SA HIV  TB Hotline (1Feb 2017) HIV
The Western Cape Consolidated Guidelines for HIV Treatment: Prevention of Mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Children, Adolescents and Adults 2020 Ideal Clinic
Final Ideal Clinic Manual - version 18 (26 July 2018) Ideal Clinic
Influenza NICD recommendations for the diagnosis, prevention, management and public health response (23 April 2018) Influenza
Influenza Press Release 16 July 2018 Influenza
Stop Flu Poster Influenza
Stop Flu Fact Sheet  Influenza
Circular no H143-2017 - Framework for the Requirements for Alternate Distribution Sites Legal
Companies Act No 71 of 2008.pdf Legal
Interpretation Act No 33 of 1957 Legal
No 34 of 1997 SARS Act Legal
No. 25 of 2004 Public Audit Act, 2004. Legal
No. 68 of 2008 Consumer Protection Act, 2008 Legal
OHCS legislation in HC 2019 Legal
POPI Act 2013 Legal
State Liability Act as Amended Act No 14 of 2011 Legal
OHSC Promotion of Access Information (PAIA) Manual Legal
SCM Instruction 4 of 2021 - SAHPRA Licensing Legal
MD004 - EXTENSION - Use of Acknowledgement Letter in Lieu of Licence Legal
Classification Medical Devices & IVDs Legal
WCGH Circular H29 of 2021 - Safe prescribing in adult patients currently on proton pump inhibitors at primary care level Legal
IV Artesunate treatment for Severe Malaria (04.12.18) Malaria


Guidelines for Maternity Care in SA - A manual for clinics, community health centres and district hospitals (Fourth Edition 2016) Maternity
MomConnect URL Maternity
MomConnect Poster Maternity
UCT Medicines Information Centre Medicine Support
Meningitis Management Protocol - Paediatrics and Family Medicine Final November 2017 Meningitis
Nurse Connect URL Nurse Support
WCED & Woolworths Healthy Eating Guide Nutrition
Regulations governing private health establishments PN 187

Register new private health facility

Vula E-Referral App Referral Support
Guidelines and Forms for Section 22A(15) Section 22A(15)
Guideline on completing the details update form for permit renewal Section 22A(15)

WCGH Sexually Transmitted Infections Management Guidelines (2015)

Product Complaint Form Stock
Adverse Drug Reaction Product Quality Report Form Stock
Updates of WC Consolidated ART Guideline & NDOH RR-TB guideline, revision of timing of initiation of ART  in DS-TB Patients Tuberculosis(TB)
WHO - The End TB Strategy Tuberculosis (TB)
WHO - The End TB Strategy (Global strategy and targets for tuberculosis prevention care and control after 2015) Tuberculosis (TB)
Waste Management Annexure Waste Management Youth Friendly App



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