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Resources for Antigonish Town & County


Salvador Dali's Cancer

Cancer and Supportive Care Services

The Cancer Resource Room


Main Desk Cancer Care

The Palliative Care Services provides 24/7 on-call telephone service for patients and their families in the Palliative Care program.  It is located on the 4th floor at St. Martha's Regional Hospital.  Patients are referrerd to a Nurse Consultant in the triage room and followed through their care.  Patients may be referred to either the Medical Director of Palliative Care Services Dr. Michael MacKenzie or Dr. Maureen Allen, Associate Palliative Care Physician or Dr. Phillip Cooper, Associate Palliative Care Physician in a physician-to-physician referral.  If patients must wait, the Cancer Resource Room provides a comfortable and relaxing setting with numerous resource pamphlets and literature. The VON provides the home care for palliative care patients.


Annie Gillis, Nurse Consultant Palliative Care

Cancer Resource Room

In the middle photo, Darlene Hart (foreground) discusses programs with Charlene Porter, Manager of Cancer and Supportive Care Services. Darlene works as a volunteer with the 'Look-Good Feel-Better' Program. Her area of expertise is wigs.


Oncology Nurse Janet Chisholm administers treatment


Kaye Marie Chisholm, Retired Oncology Nurse

Antigonish Town & County Palliative Care Board Member

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