|Sr Nonnie (St Francis Hospice)|
On the first day, Sr Nonnie (St Francis Hospice) and Dr Linda Whitelock-Jones (breast surgeon) joined us from Port Elizabeth.
Sr Nonnie ran the palliative care session. She divided the participants into 4 groups and gave them a case to discuss. After discussing the cases, each group gave their feedback and contributed to a general discussion. There were 2 points that were emphasised: all patients need to be respected and told the truth. A family/community cannot begin to support an individual who is dying if there is a barrier to discussion.
|Sr Lieske helping Eunice with a biopsy|
It will be a wonderful day when we don't need to have the last session.
|Anne Gudgeon teaching about the pitfalls of FNA|