What are people saying in the press, radio interviews, and television?
Palliative Care Conference 2023 28 April 2023 Lotus FM Interview with Leigh Meinert, advocacy manager at APCC, about the Palliative Care Conference in April 2023 and palliative care in general.
Palliative Care Conference 2023 Media: Daily Maverick LINK TO READ ARTICLE LINK TO READ ARTICLE
April 2023 Palliative Care Conference 2023: Let’s start a conversation! Bush Radio speaks to PALPRAC Member, Social Worker and co-director and Umduduzi Hospice, Tracey Brand. Tracey unpacks the Palliative Care Conference for Bush listeners. Palliative care is everyone’s business and the core theme of our conference. Thank you for opening up the ‘red carpet’ […]
Thank you to the POWER FM lunch team for this interview with PALPRAC Chair, Dr Julia Ambler, discussing the lack of availability of morphine. Reminding us that this poses a genuine concern for patients and doctors trying to manage pain. This conversation was also highlighted on NEWS 24 – insert below, Access to morphine in the South African […]
Today is National Grief Awareness Day. The death of someone close to us is an event we are all likely to experience. And the grief that comes along with it. For many of us, we don’t know what to do or how to deal with grief – whether it’s our own or the grief of […]
Welcome to the 2023 South African Palliative Care Conference. PALPRAC is proud to share the exciting news of the South African Palliative Care Conference 2023 to be presented as a collaborative venture between the three leading palliative care organisations in our country, the Association of Palliative Care Practitioners of South Africa (PALPRAC), Palliative Care for Children […]
Clinical Director Dr. Margie Venter discusses Palliative Care on KykNet & Kie with Dr. Darren Green. Highlighting key misconceptions and important facts on Palliative Care, our multidisciplinary support, and our passion for Palliative Care within Southern Africa.
PALPRAC Chair Dr. Julia Ambler discussing Palliative Care in the context of an ongoing discussion on euthanasia. WATCH HERE: https://www.enca.com/shows/judge-yourself-dennis-davis-26-may-2022 MEDIA RELEASE – Euthanasia is not a Palliative Care practice. As the Association of Palliative Care Practitioners of South Africa (PALPRAC), we would appreciate this opportunity to respond and describe Palliative Care more comprehensively due […]
Putting the spotlight on pain management. Link to article: https://bit.ly/3sPHm22 Addressing the need for good pain management, SPOTLIGHT address this concern for many South Africans. The article address inequalities in access to pain relief, assessing pain relief and treatment. Thank you to Dr. Margie Venter and SPOTLIGHT for this publication. https://www.spotlightnsp.co.za/
Children’s Palliative Care is in crisis. Today, the 8th October, is HatsOn4CPC (children’s palliative care) day. It is an awareness day with the theme #LeaveNoOneBehind. While even adults are being left behind, especially in rural and impoverished areas, the plight of children living with serious illness is desperate. In her recent article in the Daily […]
During Lunch with Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk 567, in her Family Matters slot, Pippa discusses the importance of palliative care with Dr Margie Venter.
Patients and their families facing serious illnesses should be offered an extra layer of skilled, medical support called PALLIATIVE CARE. This should be the norm, from the time of diagnosis. This is not happening in the private healthcare sector. Why not and is there a solution?
How can we ensure dignity within the time of Covid? Read what Dr Raksha Balbadhur’s has to say.
Read why Palliative Care is ideally suited to meet the needs of patients during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Dr René Krause gives feedback on the 6th International African Palliative Care Conference held in Kigali, September 2019. Palliative care is now considered part of Universal Health Coverage.