When The Music Stops…

When the music stops……………….When the music stops……………….Deon van der Merwe is best known as one of South Africa’s best guitarists, but there is so much more to the man.“When I finished my studies, there were only 40 recognized psychiatric diagnoses. Today, there is around 400. Some diagnoses were scrapped, others…

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” I am not afraid of Covid-19″

The new year was not even two days old when 412 more medical personnel succumbed to the novel Covid-19 virus. Theresa Coetzee, a home-base nurse at Centurion Hospice, was heart-broken as a few of her friends were among those who died.  They became statistics, numbers that sprouted forth from President…

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Tree of Remembrance

Trees are not just plants in nature but have many functions and are symbols of the family of the human race.It is a shelter against the scorching sun, a haven for birds, a favourite playground for kids and monkeys, a lookout point for wild cat species and rapture birds, a…

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Phanuel Everlasting

PHANUEL EVERLASTING A well-known muralist is the artist responsible for the mural of the lovely peonies in the reception area of the newly opened In-Patient Unit at Centurion Hospice. Phanuel Souza (47), who is currently residing in Pretoria, started with this mural, which depicts beautiful peonies, in the second week…

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Sitting at the beside of a dying person

Meet Desteny Adams – the new hospital manager on the block at Centurion Hospice  Sitting in front of the newly painted and renovated In-Patient Unit at Centurion Hospice, the newly appointed manager, or in medical terms, the new matron, clucks like a proud mother hen.She is Desteny Adams.  A nurse…

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