News

09 Apr

Visit to Aachen Hospice by Hospice Malta professionals

The focus of this experience exchange in Aachen was on the practical issues of palliative care. Therefore, the guests from Malta spent a day in the Iterbach Hospice in Walheim (Hospiz am Iterbach) and in the oldest German stationary hospice, Hospiz Haus Hörn in Aachen. With the help of Johannes Wüller, the medical director of the ambulant palliative care service in Aachen (Home Care Städteregion Aachen gemeinnützige GmbH), the ambulatory care of patients in their domestic environment could be followed...

02 Apr

Bike Ride 2018

Hospice Malta, is organizing a 22 kilometre Bike Ride, on Sunday 15th April 2018. This bike ride shall leave from the Hospice Malta premises in Balzan at 9.00 am to Valletta, Sliema and back. Participation is against a donation of €10. Registration can be made either on the day between 08:30am and 09:00, or through our Facebook page “Hospice Malta” or www.hospicemalta.org A commemorative T-shirt, certificate and goody bag shall be given to each applicant. All proceeds from this bike ride...

29 Mar

Support Hospice on your special occasion

Celebrate your special day, be it a Wedding, Birthday or Anniversary, Retirement or Baptism, First Holy Communion or Confirmation or any other special day, with your loved ones by sharing your love with others in need. Help us share the care by making a donation instead of giving Souvenirs or gifts. Bookmarks are given as a token. For further information please contact us on 21 44 00 85 or send us an e-mail on alexandra.cortis@hospicemalta.org. ...

14 Mar

Support by Mater Dei Pathology Department

During today’s Science Chat CPD activity organised by the Pathology Department of Mater Dei Hospital, Ms. Simona Buttigieg and Mr. Luke Saliba, Biomedical Scientists within the department, presented the sum of €795 to Mr. Kenneth Delia from Hospice Malta. €450 were raised during the Pathology Department Christmas Social Activity. Furthermore, the Clinical Chemistry section within the same department topped up this amount by an additional €345. This was achieved by giving their yearly Christmas donation, together with all proceeds of the...

02 Jul

Focus on Home Care

The aim of Home care services is to enhance the quality of life and keep patients within the community setting through physical, psychological, social and spiritual support. New referrals are delegated to the nurses in the team and a primary assessment is carried out. During this first visit, the nurse takes a brief medical history and assesses the patient for uncontrolled pain and other symptoms. The psycho social and spiritual aspect of the patient and their carers are also addressed. An individualised...