CCCB Participates in Health Canada’s National Consultation on a Palliative Care Strategy for Canada

Posted August 3, 2018 4:41 pm by Editor

CCCB Participates in Health Canada’s National Consultation on a Palliative Care Strategy for Canada

The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) has participated in the public consultation on palliative care coordinated by Health Canada which is in response to the passing of Bill C-277 to An Act providing for the Development of a Framework on Palliative Care in Canada. The consultation, which ran between May to July 2018, sought to engage Canadians so as to develop a national framework on palliative care. Themes such as: advance care planning, person and family-centred care, accessissues,special populations, health care provider training and supports, caregiver needs, and community engagement were addressed. The CCCB’s submission addressed questions especially geared

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