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The unified voice of collaborative, quality hospice palliative care in Ontario
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HPCO is the voice of hospice palliative care in Ontario. Our members include visiting hospice programs, residential hospices, palliative care programs and units, hospitals, long-term care homes, funeral service organizations, and both equipment and service suppliers. HPCO and our member organizations represent over 14,000 volunteers and health care professionals. Our individual members are nurses, hospice staff, case manages, physicians, volunteers, spiritual care professionals and bereavement professionals.
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416-304-1477
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416-304-1479
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2 Carlton Street, Suite 707 Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1J3

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Not one surgery has been cancelled or delayed in Ontario because of the nationwide drug shortage and the province is closely monitoring cancer services, Health Minister Deb Matthews said Monday.
Ontario is coping with the nationwide drug shortage and no surgeries have been delayed or cancelled, Health Minister Deb Matthews says.
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Enjoy the sunshine~ #Toronto temperatures keep climbing!
It looks like Toronto has broken a warm-weather record again. The mercury hit 20.3 C around 12:30 p.m. Monday, unofficially breaking the record of 19.1 C set back in 2010. It’s unofficial because...
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Is the Sandoz drug shortage affecting you? Palliative care providers fear drug shortage. Sandoz Canada provides 90 per cent of painkillers for palliative care. There is concern among palliative care providers about a shortage of medication for those people who choose to die in the comfort of their own home.
A drug shortage at Sandoz Canada is scaring palliative care providers, who say the company supplies about 90 per cent of painkillers for those who need end-of-life care.
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Nomination for June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers is ending soon March 2, 2012, if you haven't submit your nomination, please do so as soon as you can! http://hpco.ca/awards/
June Callwood Circle of Outstanding Volunteers - Deadline: March 2, 2012 (Online Nomination Only). The June Callwood Award was established in 1994 by the Hospice Association of Ontario, now Hospice Pa...
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Effective Feb 29, 2012, #OxyContin will be removed from the #ODB Formulary. OxyNEO will be funded through the Exceptional Access Program (EAP) and through the Facilitated Access to Palliative Care Drugs.
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Have you registered for the Annual Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Conference 2012 at Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Convention Centre from April 29 to May 1? http://hpco.ca/conference/
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"Gaps in Palliative Care" An interview with Dr. Larry Librach on @CBCOttawa
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Request your FREE copy of "A Guide to Advance Care Planning" and start the end-of-life conversation now!
The Annual Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Conference 2012 is coming up on Sunday, 29 April 2012 to Tuesday, 1 May 2012 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Convention Centre. Join us for w...
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Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care scrambles to create drug safety net by rolling out an inventory assessment process to get a clear and comprehensive picture of how the nationwide drug shortage is affecting patients treated outside the province’s hospital system.
Reporting template created to discover drug shortfalls outside of hospitals.
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News from Hospice Palliative Care Ontario - February 29, 2012 http://conta.cc/A4GlBh
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Communiqués: Government Provides New Tax Relief to Caregivers (2012-02-23)
Government Provides New Tax Relief to Caregivers
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Family turns to Twitter in hopes of finding bone marrow match #HopeForCristina
The family of a young Mississauga woman who suffers from a rare and life-threatening genetic disease is reaching out to the world through social media in hopes of finding a bone marrow match. Cris...
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