Who We Are

The North Simcoe Muskoka Hospice Palliative Care Network (NSMHPCN) is an alliance of health care providers, volunteers, and consumers who help residents in our community access whole person care that relieves suffering and improves the quality of living and of dying.

What We Do

Our hospice palliative care nurse consultants provide clinical support across the North Simcoe Muskoka region to health care providers and enhance the delivery of palliative care through education and support. Additional educational opportunities include conferences, in-services, certificate and mentorship programs for formal and informal caregivers.

How We Help

Hospice palliative care support:

  • 24-hour support line for health care providers
  • Advanced symptom assessment for clients with complex palliative care needs
  • Educational opportunities: courses, workshops and conferences
  • In-service presentations on topics such as advanced care planning and bereavement

Recent News


Ontarians are talking about end-of-life care, yet for many, palliative care may begin too late or not at all, new report finds

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Statement from Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and Attorney General on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)

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Panel Discussion on Physician-Assisted Death Legislation

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Upcoming Events

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