Accelerating Improvement

Building Capacity

Mobilizing Communities

Empowering British Columbians

Who we are

BC Centre for Palliative Care is a provincial non-profit organization established by the Ministry of Health to accelerate improvement in palliative care in British Columbia.


Our work focuses on: 

  • Providing palliative care education for health care professionals
  • Working collaboratively with our health system partners to spread best practices in palliative care across the province
  • Supporting community-based organizations to create supportive, caring networks for patients and families
  • Developing information materials and resources about palliative care and Advance Care Planning for British Columbians 


BC Centre of Palliative Care is located with the governance structure of the Institute for Health System Transformation & Sustainability (IHSTS) and is supported by the Board of Directors.