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