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Palliative Care


May 5, 2010 The sixth public information session discussed the challenges of providing and accessing palliative care in Newfoundland and Labrador. The panel was chaired by Dr. Susan MacDonald, Divisional Chief of Palliative Care for Eastern Health, and included St. John’s family physician and NLMA President-Elect Dr. Patrick O’Shea and Gander family physician Dr. Eileen St. Croix. Palliative care aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of life for people who are living with or dying from advanced life-threatening illness.



Dr. Susan MacDonald

Part 1 of 5 (YouTube)


Dr. Eileen St. Croix

Part 2 of 5 (YouTube)


Dr. Patrick O'Shea

Part 3 of 5 (YouTube)


Q & A

Part 4 of 5 (YouTube)


Q & A

Part 5 of 5 (YouTube)