News & Events

#hpm Chat – September 23, 9-10 p.m.

What does public health have to do with palliative care? Today, every area of healthcare has a public health agenda….

Methadone for Analgesia: Physician, Capacity Building through Collaboration, Education and Mentorship in Southern Alberta

To prescribe methadone for analgesia (Chronic Pain Management) or for the treatment of opioid dependence in Alberta, Canada; physicians must…

Pallium Canada’s 2014 AGM – Looking Back and LEAPing Forward

Pallium AGM (left to Right): Paul Labbe, Beverley Lepine, Dr. Srini Chary, Dr. Denise Marshall, Dr. Kathryn Downer, Gerald Savoie,…

A Death-Changing Moment

My husband Fred didn’t have the worst possible death. He got to die at home next to people who loved…

CMA Report and Pallium Canada in Action

Following a series of Canadian Medical Association (CMA) town hall meetings on end-of-life care, the CMA released a report on…

Canada Awarded 2017 International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference!

On May 14, 2015 Canada was awarded the 5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference. While attending the 2015…

Palliative Myths – Episode 1

Discussing and thinking about end-of-life isn’t easy – especially when you don’t have all the facts. For National Hospice Palliative…

Seniors Care and Compassionate Care in the 2015 Budget

The Canadian 2015 federal budget was delivered on April 20 in Ottawa. One of the most notable changes in this…

Update your status! #ACPDay2015

In December of 2014, Facebook reached a monthly average of 1.39 billion users – including more than 19 million Canadians,…

The Balancing Act of Care & Work

April 7, 2015 is National Family Caregiver Day! It’s a day where Canadians come together to recognize and celebrate family…