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Walker Family Cancer Centre hosting public forum with palliative care expert from UK

Posted Oct 24th, 2013 in News

The Walker Family Cancer Centre, Niagara Health System, invites members of the community to join guest speaker Dr. Allan Kellehear for a presentation on “Becoming a Compassionate Community”.

A leading palliative care expert, Dr. Kellehear will be discussing how communities can continue to build networks and come together to support individuals facing life-threatening illnesses. Dr. Kellehear is a Professor of Community Health at Middlesex University in London, UK, and author of several books on end-of-life care including: Compassionate Cities, Health Promoting Palliative Care, and International Perspectives on Public Health and Palliative Care.

Date: Monday, October 28
Time:  5 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: St. Catharines Site,Second floor Community Leaders Auditorium
RSVP: Mary.Dietrich@niagarahealth.on.ca

 

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905-378-4647, ext. 43879; Rebecca.slavik@niagarahealth.on.ca

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