The Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET) is a group of health care professionals from across the country who collaborate with each other to understand and improve palliative and end-of-life care.

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News & Latest Stories

Read how to rescue your grandmother from our own health care system that will 'torture' them at the end of life...

• Learn about the ACCEPT COLLABORATIVE and how your institution can participate! Coming fall 2014!

Huffington Post: Most Canadians Have No Plan For Their End of Life Treatment

Harvey Chochinov publishes article in the Globe and Mail on the importance of end of life conversations.

Canada Needs a Pan-Canadian Strategy on Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Every family has to deal with the loss of a loved one and these traumatic moments are made more difficult and more expensive when there is no access to quality palliative care. That is why I have brought forward Parliamentary Motion M-456 to create a Pan-Canadian strategy on Palliative and end-of-life care.

Ontario hospitals are not using palliative performance indicators in their balanced scorecards
Every hospital corporation in Ontario uses a balanced scorecard to track important indicators that measure their performance in priority areas. However, despite a broad multi-professional and societal interest in improving end of life care, very few hospitals are actually tracking palliative performance indicators.

Just ask: discussing goals of care with patients in hospital with serious illness
The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has published important work by CARENET researchers about discussing goals of care with patients in hospital with serious illness.


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