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Video: ‘You have to die with dignity’

May 9, 2016
Medicines   Multimedia   Palliative Care  

Millions of South Africans live with serious illness and when the pain becomes too much, many turn to hospice.

palliative cre

A practical guide to preparing to die

Do you want to die in hospital full of tubes, or peacefully at home with loved ones? Now is the time to make proper arrangements, warns Hospice Palliative Care Association of SA (HPCA).

Doctors condemn assisted suicide

July 30, 2015
Palliative Care  

The Health Professions Council of SA (HPCSA) is appealing against a recent court decision giving a terminally ill man the right to get a doctor to help him to die.