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Abundant Life: Palliative Care brings hope to those facing death

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  “Preparing people for death is one of the most empowering things we can do”, says Clint Cupido of the Abundant Life Palliative Care Programme, Victoria Hospital, Wynberg in Cape Town. For years this team has offered Palliative Care to those facing the end of life and their families, counselling, practical support and care. Their […]

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Victoria Hospital – a Family-friendly Hospital

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Family. The reason that we see Victoria Hospital as one big family is because we really value the impact that care and compassion from family has on patients. With the right family support and day-to-day care, we are confident most patients will get well soon. Victoria Hospital officially treats each patient individually, but we see the patient’s […]

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5 reasons to be a Friend of Victoria

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Want to be a Friend of Victoria forever? Everyone who fundraises, donates funds, gives something in kind or volunteers their time is a Friend of Victoria. Caring for your community is easy when you support a hospital that is as community focused as Victoria Hospital. Touch the lives of men, women and children from Wynberg to […]

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Mike’s Dash For Life

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Dash for Life is a project to raise funds for equipment for the Paediatrics Department at Victoria Hospital, its named after the Dash Monitors that are so needed for resuscitation of young patients in the department. In December 2015 Capetonian Mike Beaumont at the age of 66 became the oldest first-timer to swim from Robben […]

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Teddys for Forensics

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Thanks to a generous donation from a Cape Town schoolgirl, the Forensics Department has many more teddies and toys to help welcome the children who come to the department. Donating your entire teddy bear collection to a hospital is a big step, but this teenage girl (who would like to stay anonymous)  didn’t hesitate as […]