Tag: End of Life


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


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


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


It is our pleasure to end 2018 with a sense of gratefulness of the support St Bernard’s Hospice received from our local Buffalo City Community, our volunteers, local businesses and from our National and International Stakeholders. As everyone experiences a tough economic climate, we remain astutely aware of the sacrifices made ... Read More


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 we watch our loved one decline and feel we are powerless to ... Read More
December 13, 2018StBernardsHospiceEL


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