Ann Latsky Nursing College

Sunday, 21 January 1900 00:00

Private Bag 40





Tel  : 011-644-8900

Fax : 086-443-7935


The College was founded in 1951 and was known as the Witwatersrand College of Nursing. During 1980 it was named after the first principal, Dr. Ann Latsky who was the Principal from 1951 – 1957.


The College is centrally situated in the Hurst Hill and Auckland Park area, adjacent to Helen Joseph Hospital and the

University of Johannesburg


Our logo symbolizes:


The Shield

The clover flame indicates growth. The three leaves symbolize the three dimensions of training

namely cognitive, affective and psychomotor.


The red centre

portrays the Holy Trinity, demonstrating the strong Christian philosophy of the College


The antique lamp of nursing

is a sign of service and compassion to humankind.


The helmet

The helmet symbolizes that there is a head of the college/and dates from the

period of the knights.


The helmet sign

The helmet sign is the top part of the logo and consist of the following:

The cross symbolizes the support provided by nursing

The ring symbolizes eternity and the continuous care that is provided by nursing.

The snakes, on either side, are indicative of the snakes that represent the medical profession



The College is one of the directorates of the Gauteng Department of Health.


All education and training is provided in association with the University of Johannesburg.


The ETQA body is the South African Nursing Council.


All Nursing Education is governed by the Nursing Act 33 of 2005.