HospiceWits appoints dedicated palliative care doctor

HospiceWits has appointed Dr Charles Mangolele to a full time position as a Palliative Home Care Doctor. Dr Mangolele took up the position on 1 September 2023. Palliative care is administered to people who have serious and life-threatening illnesses, particularly to those who are in need of end-of-life care. Palliative care doesn’t just focus on…

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Let the light shine with HospiceWits Tree of Light

The HospiceWits Tree of Light celebration has become a firm favourite event on the calendar. Each year, we get a chance to honour our loved ones who have passed away with a celebration of light, music and entertainment. This year’s Tree of Light will take place at Sacred Heart College on 2 December. The festivities…

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The Blessing of HospiceWits: A Family’s Gratitude for Palliative Care

My family’s journey with HospiceWits began at a time of uncertainty and heartache. My beloved mother, a pillar of strength in our family, was facing the profound challenges of a life-limiting illness. In our darkest hour, we discovered the comforting embrace of HospiceWits, an organisation that would soon become an indispensable part of our lives.…

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A NEW CHAPTER IN PALLIATIVE CARE FOR HOSPICEWITS

a response to the growing needs of our society As a commitment to offer world-class palliative care to our communities in Johannesburg and Soweto, HospiceWits strives to be innovative and comparable with global trends in the provision of care and support for our patients and their loved ones.  With this in mind, we recognised “the…

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You are not alone: the importance of support groups

Caring for someone with a degenerative illness can be challenging. We often feel as though we are in it alone, carrying this burden through our daily lives on our own. This is why support groups are so important. For one thing, they help us realise that we are not the only ones going through the…

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Hopeful Homes: Supporting Home Care at HospiceWits

Let’s inspire hope and make a real difference together. Every donation helps us bring light into the lives of those battling life-threatening illness. Help Bring Hope to Soweto – Support Home-Based Care for HospiceWits In the heart of Soweto, where vibrant culture meets the harsh reality of poverty, there’s an urgent need for compassion and care.…

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