The Rocking Horse Project (RHP) received a referral last year for patient Sarah* (not the patient’s real name) diagnosed with osteosarcoma. The doctors explained that the patient would be undergoing chemotherapy and the amputation of her left leg.
Tag: pediatric palliative care
Gone but not Forgotten
The Rocking Horse Project recently shared some touching stories about children that passed away while in their care in 2020.
Patient stories from Nkhoma Mission Hospital
Nkhoma Mission Hospital located in Malawi recently shared several patient success stories with us! They partner with Hospice of the North Coast in California through GPIC. Here are the stories in the staff’s own words.
Remembering Khumbulani on 7th Anniversary of The Rocking Horse Project in Eswatini
While visiting a hospital with a group of ladies from church, Denise Mortlock noticed a group of children in need of extra attention that did not have access to palliative care services. Seeing these children’s situation struck a nerve with Denise, and so began the journey of The Rocking Horse Project (RHP) in Eswatini. Denise,...
Sunflower Children’s Hospice, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Healthcare workers in South Africa know there will be a shortage of PPE once COVID-19 really hits their health services. Like many other palliative care providers, Sunflower Children’s Hospice is worried that morphine and other essential medicines will be in short supply for community organizations as it will be needed for hospitals. South Africa locked...