Heart to Heart: Why I Became a Palliative Care Physician


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Welcome to Heart to Heart with Hospice Quinte. Each episode we have important and worthwhile conversations about hospice palliative care and end of life issues. Your host, Jennifer May-Anderson, tackles the tough issues with tenderness and the difficult discussions with dignity.
This episode, Jennifer is joined by Dr. Glenn Griffin, a family doctor based in Trenton, to discuss what prompted him to become interested and educated in palliative care.
About Hospice Quinte
Hospice Quinte assists terminally ill individuals and their caregivers by offering them support and companionship. Visiting hospice services are offered in the person’s own home, long term care homes, retirement homes and both Belleville General and Trenton Memorial Hospitals. This care is provided by trained, experienced, and compassionate volunteers. Bereavement support groups are also offered. There are no fees for services to patients and their families. Hospice Quinte is a registered, non-profit charity whose volunteers are the heart of the organization.

The Hospice Quinte service area includes Quinte West, Belleville, Deseronto, Tyendinaga Township and the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. To find out more visit HospiceQuinte.ca.

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