News & Honours

Vancouver Caregiver Fair May 2, 2015!April 22, 2015We are pleased to promote a FREE information and speakers fair for family and friends unpaid caregivers on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015 from 10am-2pm. Please click here to view the full flyer. This session is provided by the Family Caregivers of British Columbia and will take place at the Vancouver Public Library – Central Branch […] Read More

2014 Annual ReportMarch 23, 2015The 2014 UBC Division of Palliative Care Annual Report is now available, please click here to download your copy! Read More

We are excited to present “Palliative Care Everywhere” on Dec 8, 2014!November 20, 2014***There will also be an hour long presentation at the Sheraton Wall Centre from 6:30-7:30pm on Dec 8th suitable for the PUBLIC. Please click here to view more information regarding the PUBLIC event. Please click here to register to attend this FREE event. The UBC Interdepartmental Division of Palliative Care is pleased to present an exciting Academic Half-Day “Palliative […] Read More

Accredited Online Event: Palliative Care for Patients with CHF – Advanced LearningNovember 20, 2014WHO: Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association WHEN: Monday, December 10th, 2014 from 1-2:30pm (EST) WHERE: Online FEE: $55 (discounts for members and bulk ticket purchases) TICKETS: Please click here to purchase your tickets! WHAT: This session will examine end stage heart failure and palliative care for those afflicted. This advanced learning will build upon the […] Read More

2015 ALPM Conference: New Frontiers of Palliative Medicine at The Westin Calgary, May 28-30, 2015!November 20, 2014The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians will hold its 11th Advanced Learning of Palliative Medicine Conference at the Westin Calgary from May 28-30, 2015.  The conference is a key learning event not just for palliative care physicians but for family doctors and other specialists who want to enhance their knowledge of palliative care. Conference […] Read More

CSPCP Statement on Bill 52June 14, 2014The Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians has released a statement on the recently passed Bill 52 in Quebec “An Act Respecting End of Life Care”. Please click here to read the full statement. Read More

Division of Palliative Care at the St John HospiceMarch 7, 2014St John Hospice is now open! Located at 6389 Stadium Road on the beautiful UBC Point Grey Campus, this hospice is a 14,000 square foot beautiful building. The Division of Palliative Care is now permanently moved in to the hospice, our offices are located by the lower doors to the West side of the building […] Read More

$3 million award to Pallium Canada for Palliative Care EducationMarch 7, 2014The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health committed to increased palliative care training to help Canadians receive the compassionate palliative care they need. Funding is being provided to the Pallium Foundation of Canada for an initiative called, Building the Future of Palliative Care Together, which aimsto strengthen the community of clinicians, caregivers, educators, administrators, volunteers, […] Read More