Tag: Cancer


The long anticipated St Bernard’s Hospice Corporate Charity Bowling Day takes place on the 17th April 2020 at the popular COMRADES BOWLING CLUB, ST DAVID’S ROAD, SELBORNE, EAST LONDON (Next to St Marks Clinic). The Bowling Club’s THREE beautifully kept greens can accommodate 36 TEAMS of either 3 (three) person per ... Read More
December 2, 2020StBernardsHospiceEL


Reflections on the IMPACT of the unseen enemy on the NPO Frontline On the 11th of February, I welcomed our supporters to the new year and prayed that it had been kind to you, but shared that despite how we like to “start things afresh”, life tends to continue with its ... Read More
June 24, 2020StBernardsHospiceEL


St Bernard’s Hospice had hoped and planned to host our usual face-to-face event for our Annual R25000 Lucky Draw taking place at Ronnies Motors, Beacon Bay, on the 4th November 2020;  this being our only event to have survived the Covid-19 Pandemic in 2020. Unfortunately, we have had to make the ... Read More
June 22, 2020StBernardsHospiceEL


The incidence of breast cancer among South African women is increasing and it is one of the most common cancers among women in this country.    Breast cancer by no means discriminates and cases in men is on the rise;  but it is less talked about. FACTS ABOUT BREAST CANCER : ... Read More
December 9, 2019StBernardsHospiceEL


Testicular self-examination is an easy way to check your own testicles to make sure there aren’t any unusual lumps or bumps — which can be the first sign of testicular cancer. Try to do a self-examination every month so that you become familiar with the normal size and shape of your ... Read More
December 9, 2019StBernardsHospiceEL


It's a wrap ? Where did the time go ! It is with a heart full of gratitude, and a rather tired mind, that I write this letter to you as we face the end of the 2019 calendar year. On behalf of St Bernard’s Hospice staff and beneficiaries, I want to ... Read More
October 9, 2019StBernardsHospiceEL


Morphine: Your questions and fears answered and hopefully make you feel more comfortable with Morphine. Your doctor has prescribed an oral morphine preparation to control & manage your pain. This post is designed to answer most common questions asked by patients and their relatives regarding the use of an oral morphine. Sometimes people ... Read More
August 21, 2019StBernardsHospiceEL


I made the CHOICE to join the Not for Profit Sector. Nonprofit Organizations are essential to our quality of life not only because of the valuable programs they provide local citizens, but also because of the positive economic impact within our local communities I cringe to think that with all the technology, drugs ... Read More
October 28, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL


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 = Not so sick and mobile. St Bernard’s Hospice receive urgent referrals from ... Read More
July 25, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL