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CSPCP in the news January 2020

On behalf of the CSPCP, President Leonie Herx advocates for maintaining hospice palliative care resources in the ongoing dispute between Delta Hospice Society and Fraser Health in BC.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/standoff-between-b-c-and-hospice-refusing-to-offer-assisted-dying-1.4773755

https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/perform-euthanasia-or-lose-government-funding-canadian-hospice-told-18627

CSPCP President wins QELCCC Advocacy Award

(Jan 25, 2017) CSPCP President Dr. David Henderson was honoured today as the recipient of the Honourable Sharon Carstairs Palliative Care Award of Excellence in Advocacy. The award is granted by the Quality End of Life Care Coalition of Canada in recognition for advocacy in palliative care. Dr. Kathryn Downer, National Director for Pallium Canada, spoke eloquently of Dr. Henderson’s work to improve palliative care in Canada. The award was presented by Dr. Downer and by Sharon Baxter, Executive Director of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association. Congratulations, Dave!
Photo: Dr. Kathryn Downer, Dr. David Henderson, Sharon Baxter