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Mandela Day 2021: This is how you can help HospiceWits

Mandela Day was first celebrated in 2010, and aims to mobilise citizens to devote 67 minutes to community service on 18 July. The 67 minutes…

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How to move on from grief

In the midst of what is perhaps the most tumultuous time any of us have ever experienced in our lives, moving on from the grief…

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Four remarkable and notable women in medicine

Despite the fairer sex traditionally being considered more caring, there is still a significant discrepancy in terms of women actually being acknowledged for the important…

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7 TED Talks that will give you new insight into healthcare

The way we care for our sick has changed drastically over the past century, and there is innovation in the healthcare sector every day. These…

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Important Information if your loved one has Dementia

Used as a catchall term for a number of different conditions, dementia is a condition that affects some of the patients receiving palliative care from…

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Hospice Voices of Love campaign

Ntombi Hatta Introduction: 1. What is your name?Ntombi Hatta 2. Which hospice do you work for?Hospice Wits 3. What do you do there?Home care Nurse…

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DEDICATION TO MR ALAN LOOMES

Mr Alan Loomes was first introduced to HospiceWits in 1999 through our Architect Nicholas Whitcutt to launch the construction of our training centre at Mofolo…

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HospiceWits and Polofields Crossing Book Fair a huge success

It has been a month since the first HospiceWits Book Fair took place at the Polofields Crossing shopping centre in Johannesburg, on 20 and 21…

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How older people can stay healthy as winter approaches

The pandemic has drawn our attention to the importance of staying healthy through the winter months – and this is especially true for people who…

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How can HospiceWits help you become a qualified carer?

Aside from providing care that meets the physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families residing in the greater…

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