The Nova Scotia Hospice Palliative Care Association is the provincial body for hospice and palliative care in Nova Scotia, Canada. Please read more about our Mission, History and Board of Directors.

Conference 2014

May 8 to 10, 2014 in Halifax we hosted our annual conference. This years focus was The Future of Dying: Hospice Palliative Care in the Next 10 Years.

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We have a range of palliative care, bereavement and volunteer training resources for professionals, volunteers and families.

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Upcoming Workshop – Sydney Nova Scotia

  Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County Presents: The Grief Journey : A One Day, Interactive Workshop for Health Care Professionals, Pastoral Care Workers, Social Workers, Volunteers, Caregivers and Family Members struggling with loss and bereavement. Friday, May … Continued

Free Public Lecture

Join us for a free public talk that will feature discussions about the importance of advance care planning — a process of communicating your wishes for care and naming a substitute decision maker who can speak for you if you … Continued

New Advance Care Planning Resources

What is Advance Care Planning? Advance care planning is a process of reflection and communication, a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let others know your future health and personal care preferences in the … Continued