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

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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


Media contact:
Rebecca Slavik, Communications Specialist
905-378-4647, ext. 43879; Rebecca.slavik@niagarahealth.on.ca

Niagara Health System