Patients diagnosed with serious illness who also have substance use issues in the past or present make up a very complex patient population to care for adequately – for the patient and practition[...]Read more
Good communication and relationships are key to effective medicine – between providers and patients as well as amongst providers. In order to strengthen the connections between palliative care an[...]Read more
South Island Facility Engagement Initiative (SIFEI) funding enabled physician training in the Serious Illness Conversation Guide, a structured approach to end-of-life planning with patient[...]Read more
An anticipated vacancy in palliative medicine was the trigger for the Palliative Care Physicians to define what it means to be a PCP in Victoria. Dr. Douglas McGregor and Dr. Leah MacDonald sough[...]Read more
Dr. Jody Anderson knew there had to be a better way of helping patients who need recurrent paracentesis.
By bringing together physicians from radiology, internal medicine, oncology, palliati[...]Read more