PALLIATIVE CARE / PALLIATIVE CARE

Associated clinical pathways

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Access: Palliative care

eReferral Advice also available

As an alternative to palliative medicine tele-advice, providers in the Calgary Zone can submit an eReferral Advice Request for palliative medicine issues, and will receive a response back from a specialist within five calendar days.

To submit an eReferral Advice Request, go online. For a list of other specialties available and more information about eReferral, visit the website.

How to request Palliative Care tele-advice

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday: 8 a.m - 5 p.m
Saturday to Sunday: Closed

This service is currently open.
Closing in 6 hours

Please enter the Physician's Name and PracID, along with the Patient's PHN and Physician's Direct/Private Phone Number (without dashes or hyphens).

Generated: ... @ 00:00 am

✅ Request has been sent successfully!
Specialist: {specialist}
Practitioner ID: {pracID}

❌ Service closed

This tele-advice service is closed.

For more information, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email [email protected]
(Please note: Calls and emails will be returned during office hours, Monday to Friday)

Information provided exclusively for the use of the intended recipient(s). Unauthorized use is strictly prohibited.


What can I enquire about?

  • Palliative care consultant advice and support is available to family physicians who have patients with complex symptoms or needs that include the following:
  • • Pain
  • • Nausea
  • • Constipation
  • • Delirium
  • • Opioid toxicity
  • • Dyspnea
  • • Depression, anxiety, grief, psychological or spiritual distress
  • • Clarification of treatment goals and management plans

More details

For chronic non-cancer pain, physicians should contact the Specialist Link chronic pain tele-advice line.

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 5, 3.

Contact us

If you have a question, comment or technical issue, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email [email protected].