The Palliative Medicine Service combines the art of caring with the science of medicine. Our multidisciplinary team provides comprehensive care to patients and families facing serious illnesses. The focus of care is on reducing pain and suffering while promoting comfort and quality of life.
Benefits of our service include:
- Management of physical symptoms
- Information-sharing and advance care planning
- Psychosocial and spiritual support
- Coordination of care including referral to appropriate care in the community
The Palliative Medicine team serves patients regardless of diagnosis or location in the hospital. We also offer outpatient consultations and follow-up clinic appointments.