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Hospice Wits: A Patient Story

Author: Hospice Wits“Portia” is a 40-year-old female patient who has had epilepsy since infancy. She later suffered Neuro-myelitis after contracting anti-viral illness. Chris Hani Baragwaneth Hospital referred the patient to Hospice Wits. On admission to hospice care she was emaciated, bedridden,…Click to view details

My Journey in Palliative Care; Franciscah Tsikai, Zimbabwe

Author: Franciscah Tsikai, MPhil, Zimbabwe & Wedzerai Chiyoka, African Palliative Care AssociationFranciscah Tsikai s a Palliative Care Consultant at Island Hospice and Health Care Zimbabwe. Originally a registered nurse and midwife by profession, she is also a qualified counsellor. She shares…Click to view details