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. . . Welcome to our Newsletter . . .
… 1st Quarter 2020 ...
A Message from our CEO : Melissa Knox


Welcome to 2020.

I pray the start of the year has been kind to you.

In reality, you, and most of our society, probably started the year with some anxiety around the ever increasing living costs, the decrease in employment available and all the challenges that come with it.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Barefoot Bowls 4 Hospice

17 April 2020
Friday from 13h00 to 17h00

The long anticipated St Bernard’s Hospice Corporate Charity Bowling Day takes place 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) or 4 (four) persons.


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"We Care"   "Coin & Copper Drive"

31st March to 12 June 2020
 

The St Bernard’s Hospice Team decided to give the “Copper Drive” a “NEW NAME” and “NEW LOOK” in a “NEW DECADE”!


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Momentum Charity Golf Tournament

8th May 2020
East London Golf Club

 
St Bernard's Hospice is the beneficiary of this prestigious event;   please join and help raise funds for a Worthy Cause. 

Golfers : R450 entry fee
Sponsorships : Green, Tees & others :
 
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MEDICAL FEATURES
World Cancer Day : 4 February 2020

78% increase in Cancer by 2030

One in five South Africans will develop cancer in their lifetime, and the number is growing every year.

The truth is while up to 10 percent of cancers are due to unknown causes, there is still a lot you can do to minimise your chance of getting cancer.


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World TB Day : 24 March 2020

TB is spread from person to person through the air.


When people with lung TB cough, sneeze or spit, they propel the TB germs into the air. A person needs to inhale only a few of these germs to become infected.

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World Health Day : 7 April 2020

 

The 2020 World Health Care theme is DEPRESSION,  an illness often associated with a life limiting /life threatening illness for both the patient and their family.   

Depression is treatable and with the right kind of help and approach, health care workers and community members can  counsel patients and family members better.   



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PALLIATIVE CARE : You are a Bridge
Short video following our dedicated nursingstaff visiting patients.
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44 St Marks Road
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East London, Eastern Cape 5214
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