Books, Links, and More

We've compiled resources in both French and English, to give you the broadest possible range of available information. To see resources in French, click in the top right corner of the page.

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Hospice and palliative care
10 Myths about Palliative Care Infographic
An infographic about 10 myths that are often encountered in Palliative Care. read more...
NewAccess to Palliative Care in Canada
This is the first time Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is releasing a comprehensive report on access to... read more...
Access to Palliative Care: A Neglected Component of the Right to Health
A Report on the Human Rights Council Side Event. On  June  6,   2011,   in  conjunction  with  the  17th session  of  the... read more...
Advancing Palliative Care in Resource Limited Settings
Presentation by Dr Kathleen Foley, September 2014 highlights projects around the world which offer lessons to other resource... read more...
NewBill C-277: Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act
This enactment provides for the development of a framework designed to support improved access for Canadians to palliative... read more...
Canada Bereavement Registry
Helping the bereaved by stopping direct mail and phone calls to the deceased. On average, a deceased person will continue... read more...
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association - Position Statement re Euthanasia & Physician-assisted Suicide
The position statement of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. read more...
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians – Response to “The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data on Access to Palliative Care in Canada"
In response to the article by Jocelyn Downie that was being circulated last fall (“The Making of a Myth: Unreliable Data... read more...
Caring Connections
Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national US website... read more...
Children’s Palliative Care and Human Rights (Public Health Fact Sheet)
This fact sheet examines the global need for children’s palliative care, the recognition of children’s palliative care under... read more...