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5 things to know about hospice care

When the time comes to decide about the symptom management of a loved one that is suffering from a terminal illness, family members often aren’t…

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HospiceWits NWTS Lounge Edition brings stars together for a good cause

The annual HospiceWits Night with the Stars fashion show and fundraiser has become a mainstay of this organisation’s fundraising efforts, each year bringing together scores…

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Sihlangene stands together for mental health

In isiZulu, the word “sihlangene” means “we stand together”. Now, more than ever, this sentiment rings true, and especially during the challenging times we are…

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Hospice caregiving: An ancillary healthcare worker’s account

More than 125 full-time staff make up HospiceWits’ cavalry of care – these include doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists and spiritual counselors. HospiceWits is exceedingly…

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HospiceWits Night with the Stars brings fashion, celebs and top SA designers straight to your lounge

HospiceWits’ annual Night with the Stars event has become one of the country’s premier fashion fundraising events over the past six years, inviting South Africa’s…

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Caring and compassion that knows no bounds: A tribute to Sr Judith Young

It is with extreme sadness that we share the news that Sister Judith Young recently passed away peacefully. We are all devastated by the news…

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Here is how you can help HospiceWits

As a registered non-profit organisation, HospiceWits has been looking to the public to support the work we do for the four decades of our existence….

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Death awareness and the coronavirus

As any terminal patient will tell you, the awareness of death often brings with it a far greater appreciation for life. It’s not that we…

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What you should know about care and support that HospiceWits continues to provide during the Covid-19 outbreak

As the guardians of palliative care in South Africa, hospices are faced with a new and rapidly escalating challenge – how best to care for…

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What is the difference between palliative care and hospice care?

People often regard hospice care and palliative care in the same light, and although these two types of patient care do have a lot in…

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