Have a voice with public consultation on palliative care

Palliative care will impact all of us at some point in our lives.

So, Health Canada has initiated a public consultation to collect input and ideas for developing a framework on palliative care.

This consultation will run from May to mid-July 2018. (more…)

Making a difference recognized with national award in palliative medicine


The BC Centre for Palliative Care is proud to announce that Dr. Doris Barwich, our Executive Director, is the 2018 recipient of the Eduardo Bruera Award in Palliative Medicine. The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians presents this award annually to a physician who demonstrates excellence in the field of Palliative Medicine as recognized by their peers.  

Dr. Barwich was honoured during the 14th Annual Advanced Learning in Palliative Medicine Conference June 2018 for her exemplary leadership and (more…)