Dec 2, 2021 Word for Word Media
Stanley Rens, a melanoma patient, and Sister Andrea Brummer, Senior Nurse at The Mary Potter Oncology Centre, are the first winners of our Exceptional Nurse competition. They both won a two-night midweek getaway for two at Rosemary Hill, plus a gift pack courtesy of Sorbet. THE PATIENT Stanley Rens (64) lives in Dinokeng Game Reserve, Tshwane with his wife, Stephané. He has three sons, two step-sons and three grandchildren. Stanley met Sister Andrea in June 2020 when he started his prescribed two-year immunotherapy (pembrolizumab).  Prior to this he underwent three surgeries on his shoulder after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 melanoma…

Dec 2, 2021 Word for Word Media
Sr Eileen Claassens, the unit manager of Drs Brittain & Partners Incorporated, Netcare Pretoria East Hospital shares why she chose a career in nursing and why she decided to go into haematology nine years ago.  Eileen Claassens (55) lives in Centurion, Gauteng with her husband. They have two adult children.  It was when Eileen was in matric that she decided she wanted to care for sick people so she decided to become a nurse. In 1985, she started as an enrolled nurse at Frere Hospital, East London. After working in another government hospital and a surgical ward of a private hospital as…