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South East Regional Palliative Care Network

The South East Regional Palliative Care Network (RPCN) is a partnership of community stakeholders, care providers, patients, families and caregivers in South Eastern Ontario who work together to ensure that there is a coordinated, standardized approach for the delivery of hospice palliative care services. As a community of partners the South East RPCN is committed to improved access and equity in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.

Seeking New Steering Committee Membership!

Inviting passionate leaders to achieve results in Palliative Care.
The SE RPCN Steering Committee is looking for four regional leaders who are dedicated to the transformation of the delivery of palliative care in our region. To keep the committee with diverse skills while continuing to cover a large geographic area, preferred candidates should represent one of the following categories: patient experience, hospice, communication or primary care ideally in Rural Hastings and Rural Frontenac, Lennox & Addington.

Those interested in participating are asked to submit an application by Friday September 14, 2018. Please click here for application details.

South East RPCN Work Plan 2017 - 2020
The South East RPCN is working together with regional stakeholders, the Ontario Palliative Care Network (OPCN) and the Ministry to improve access to high-quality hospice palliative care in the South East. In the South East LHIN the regional priorities have been established after months of consultation and engagement with stakeholders that included patients, caregivers and families.Find out more.


Putting the needs of patients and families at the centre of the hospice palliative care system  “A Palliative Approach to Care is Everyone’s Business” - By Dr. Ingrid Harle, MD


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  • Welcome New SE RPCN Network Lead!

    We are pleased to announce that Hilary Blair will be joining the SE LHIN as the Network Lead for the South East Regional Palliative Care Network, effective September 10th, 2018.
    Hilary comes to us from Harmer House Outreach Adult Day Program in Ottawa. For the past two years, Hilary has been the Program Manager at Harmer House Outreach Adult Day Program in Ottawa where she led a multi-disciplinary team in the coordination, implementation and evaluation of programming and services for older adults living in the community with dementia and their care partners. She is a graduate of Queen’s University with an Honours Bachelor of Science, majoring in Life Sciences and minoring in Health Studies. Most recently, she has completed her Master’s Degree in Aging and Health at Queen’s University in 2018.
    Please join us in welcoming Hilary to her new role!

    Joanne Billing
    Vice President Home and Community Care
    South East Local Health Integration Network
    1471 John Counter Blvd, Suite 200
    Kingston, Ontario  K7M 8S8
    Tel: 613-544-8200 Ext 4115 

    Brenda Carter
    Vice President, Quality and
    Regional Vice President, Cancer Care
    Kingston Health Sciences Centre
    76 Stuart Street
    Kingston,  Ontario K7L 2V7
    (613) 544-2631 ext. 6618