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Apr2019
YOU, are a bridge. It’s true. Or at least it is a good analogy. When you are healthy, you can handle anything. Cars, Trucks, Trains, all the bumps of life. No problem. You are set. But, should you be facing a serious health issue, like kidney disease, lung disease or ... Read More
April 17, 2019StBernardsHospiceEL
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Apr2019
It is usually only when you have experienced or witnessed the CARE and SUPPORT from our dedicated Qualified Nursing Staff & trained Carers that you appreciate the selfless service they perform. It was heartwarming to read Pamela's appreciation of the amazing work her colleagues perform.  ... Read More
April 16, 2019StBernardsHospiceEL
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Dec2018
We are Mortal. We’re born, we live, we make our mark and, when it’s time, we die. Though the time and circumstances are particular to each of us, we bear the prospect of death in common. We suffer as ... Read More
December 13, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Oct2018
Palliative Care for Breast Cancer ! October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For those with breast cancer, it’s vital to understand the full range of care options that are available. When it comes to receiving palliative care, breast cancer patients should know ... Read More
October 28, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Jul2018
Every morning our patients are Categorized to be visited with regards to their pain management and symptom control needs.  There are namely three categories of patients: Category 3 = Very Sick/Bedridden | Category 2 = Sick | Category 1 ... Read More
July 25, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Jul2018
St Bernard's Hospice gives back : Liyakhanya Day Care Centre Situated in Ducats North, East London, Eastern Cape, Liyakhanya Day Care Centre is a safe haven for 43 children from the surrounding area.  In proud association with GIBB East London, St Bernard's Hospice assisted in an effort to improve the lives ... Read More
July 18, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Jun2018
SERVING the East London Community for over 27 years, offering Home Based Palliative Care to members in our Community who are suffering from debilitating illnesses. Examples of such are, Cancer, Motor Neuron Disease, Multiple Sclerosis ; HIV/AIDS, Multi Drug Resistant TB, etc. Our Qualified Nurses and trained carers also offer ... Read More
June 26, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Apr2018
PATIENT PAMPER DAY : A day of loving & heart-warming service to our patients Patient Pamper Day at St Bernard’s Hospice  is a FREE day of relaxing beauty therapies, inspiring chats and encouragement for mind body & spirit designed specifically for our patients who are ... Read More
April 25, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Apr2018
STBH Staff experiencing TB Patients Daily Challenges Despite being a curable disease, tuberculosis (TB) remains a major global health problem.  In nearly all cases, TB Patients lack social support and are shunned by the public due to the stigma attached to the illness. TB is spread ... Read More
April 23, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL
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Jan2018
Hope became an Orphan at the tender age of 9 in 2013. Initially living with her grandmother who was also taking care of her older sister who was already diagnosed with Multi-Drug Resistant TB (MDR TB) and was HIV + with Aids...
January 11, 2018SBH1357