Social Affairs, Science and Technology – October 19, 2017

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – October 19, 2017

Healthcare professionals take part in the committee’s study of Bill C-277, which would implement a framework for palliative care in Canada. Conservative MP Marilyn Gladu introduced her private member’s bill in May 2016.

The following witnesses express their support for the bill and also outline some recommendations to further strengthen the legislation: Carolyn Pullen (Canadian Nurses Association); Dr. J. David Henderson (Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians); Dr. Frank Molnar (Canadian Geriatrics Society); Jennifer Kitts and Dr. Jill Rice (both representing HealthCareCAN); and Candace Chartier (Ontario Long Term Care Association).