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

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News

Canadian Researchers at the End of Life Network (CARENET)

CARENET Director Dr. Daren Heyland was recently interviewed by ICU Management Journal about the Network and recent research projects.

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Why patients at the end of life may not be receiving the best care

Our health-care system focuses on fixing everything we can when a patient is ill. But when someone is nearing the end of life, this approach may no longer be what the patient and their families need or want most. And it may mean such patients don't receive the best care.

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Why Canadians need to be having end-fo-life conversations

Canadians are likely to have many important conversations with their loved ones over the holidays, but probably most won’t talk about what should happen in the event they could no longer speak or make medical decisions for themselves.

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Our Projects

Find out what CARENET researchers are doing
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Resource Center

Our resource library has links to decision aids, tools, publications, videos and More >

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Personal Stories

Do you have a palliative or end-of-life story to tell? Share your story - and read about experiences from other Canadians
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