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Dead psychiatric patient was ‘well’ before being moved

September 16, 2016
Disability   Mental Health   News   Nursing   Nutrition   Social Services  

The brother of a deceased mentally-ill patient says he was healthy before being moved from a Life Esidimeni facility.

SMS service helps nurses help mothers

The NurseConnect text message service can help health workers take better care of mothers.

May celebrations honour nurses with heart

May 25, 2016
Nursing   OurHealth  

Every May, the world marks International Nurses Day. We take a look at how the Free State and Northern Cape said “thank you” to South Africa’s nurses.

Karate-fighting nurse takes fitness out of the ring, into hospital

September 8, 2015
Nursing   OurHealth  

Mamokete Moleme may look like your average Klerksdorp Tshepong Hospital Complex health worker, but on the weekends this mild-mannered nurse trades the wards for the ring as a karate champion.

Douglas clinic gets new nurses following shortage

August 21, 2015
Health Management   Nursing   OurHealth   Rural Health  

Douglas patients in the Northern Cape have welcomed two new nurses for the town’s Breipaal Clinic after a previous staff shortage led to long queues and patients being turned away.

Nurses making a difference: Breipaal Clinic

June 8, 2015
Nursing   OurHealth  

Nurse Van Bergen talking at a healthcare community committee meeting recently. Returning to her life purpose later in life has turned into a blessing, not only for Nurse Maria van Bergen, but also for the many...

Limpopo woman takes nursing home

February 18, 2015
Nursing   OurHealth   Rural Health  

As a little girl growing up in rural Limpopo, Ndivhudzannyi Makungo dreamed of making a difference in her community’s life. Now a nursing student in Pretoria, Makungo recently had the chance to make her dreams come true.