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Palliative and End-of-Life Care Network

About this Network:

The OCFP’s Palliative and End-of-Life Care (PEOLC) Network provides support and mentoring to primary care clinicians providing compassionate palliative and end-of-life care, by strengthening their capacity, confidence and resilience in this complex area of practice.

The Network is open to Ontario family physicians, Royal College specialists, nurse practitioners and pharmacists and also offers an online Community of Practice.

Palliative and End-of-Life Care Networks are available in the North East, North West (Group 1); South West; Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand, Brant, (Group 2); and Central East and South East LHINs (Group 3).

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How it works:

  • Mentees are matched with clinician mentors with a focused practice in palliative and end-of-life care
  • Mentors and mentees together decide when and how they will meet and interact
  • Mentees get timely one-on-one support, focused education opportunities and ongoing engagement with an online community of practice
  • Mentors develop as educators through mentoring relationships and engagement within the PEOLC Network and the wider Networks
  • There is no cost to join
  • The unique format offers valuable opportunities for development and members are eligible to earn up to 15 Mainpro+ credits in this certified program

Complete the PEOLC Network Intake Survey

Palliative and End-of-Life-Care and Medical Assistance in Dying Steering Committee Co-Chairs:

  • Dr. Declan Rowan, Pembroke
  • Dr. Susan Woolhouse, Toronto

The PEOLC Network and MAiD Community of Practice function as two separate programs, but are overseen by a combined steering committee. These networks share the same operating principles.

The OCFP’s Collaborative Mentoring Networks receive financial support from the Ontario Ministry of Health. The views expressed are those of the OCFP and do not necessarily reflect those of the funder.