Dr. Tziporah Cohen Psychiatrist
"Palliative care is compassion, dignity, and the alleviation of suffering."
Dr. Daphna Grossman
"Palliative care is surrounding patients and families with a compassionate community providing holistic care."
Dr. Nina Horvath
"Palliative care is listening and bearing witness."
Dr. Desmond Leung
"In palliative care, it is an honour to bear witness."
Dr. Niren Shetty
"Palliative care is care of an individual with a life-limiting or life-threatening illness that prioritizes comfort and quality of life. Various aspects of palliative care can, and should be, addressed by any member of the health care team, but also by family, friends and the entire community."
"Palliative care is taking care of patients as a whole, helping them live their lives to the fullest, no matter where they are in their disease trajectory."
Dr. Noam Berlin
"Palliative care is providing comprehensive, holistic care for patients with life-threatening illness and their families, including pain and symptom management (physical and psychosocial), care decision making and planning for the future, and coordinating supports as needed, adapting care to wherever are patients are in the course of their illness.”
"Palliative care is a holistic, inter-professional approach to health care for those experiencing life-limiting illness. It focuses on alleviating human suffering in all its domains - physical, psychosocial & spiritual - for patients and their loved ones with dignity and compassion."