• 2011


  • Winner


  • Coping with Transition from Life

This award was formally named “Coping with End of Life”. Our Excellence in Quality category names changed in 2020 to reflect the updates to our BC Health Quality Matrix. Visit our Categories and Criteria page to find out more.


  • Marianna LeungPharmacist
  • Michaela LeichtSocial Worker
  • Julie-Anne GroseSocial Worker
  • Lawrence CheungPastoral Care
  • Veo BunderlaNurse Educator
  • Stan MarchukNurse Practitioner
  • Dr. Clifford Chan-YanNephrologist
  • Dr. Ron WerbNephrologist
  • Dr. Beverly JungNephrologist
  • Wallace RobinsonProject Leader
  • Michele TraskOperations Leader
  • Warren HartProgram Director

Contact: Warren Hart, Director, Renal Program, Providence Health Care Renal Program, Providence Health Care, whart@providencehealth.bc.ca

Description: Implementation of a systematic approach to compassionate end of life care for patients of the Renal Program at Providence Health Care. The program has demonstrated reduced chronicity and severity of symptoms, including pain, depression and anxiety for palliative patients.

Nominated by: Dr. David W. Byres, Vice President Acute Clinical Programs, Providence Health Care, Providence Health Care