Refer a patient to a Palliative Care Physician

Providing expertise and support to patients wishing to remain at home at end-of life

Community Palliative Medicine Groups support patients in Central, Western and Eastern Ottawa, as well as surrounding regions such as North Grenville, Kemptville, Merrickville, Prescott, Russell and Cornwall.

Referrals must be completed by a physician.

Referrals can also be made directly with the specific group using the information below.
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Catchment Area Map

Each Community Palliative Care group supports different regions in and near Ottawa. Consult the Eastern Ontario map for information on coverage.

Central/East Ottawa

Bytown Palliative Medicine

Bytown Palliative Medicine (BPM) is a group of physicians who provide palliative care for patients wishing to remain at home for end-of-life care in Central Ottawa.

Catchment Area: Central Ottawa to Gloucester

Map of the coverage area of Bytown Palliative Medicine

Bytown Palliative Medicine coverage area in light purple. 


Website: Bytown Palliative Medicine
Phone: 613-518-4008
Fax: 343-888-2626

Eastern Ottawa

Soins Palliatifs Orléans

Soins Palliatifs Orléans (SPO) / Orléans Palliative Care Team provides bilingual community palliative care to patients.

Catchment Area: Orléans and Cumberland Ontario, including area codes: K1C, K1W, K1E, K4A, K4B, K4C, K0A, depending on proximity to Orleans.

Map of the coverage area of Soins Palliatifs Orléans

Soins Palliatifs Orléans coverage area in blue. 


  • early integration of palliative care, in conjunction with disease modifying treatments
  • accepting referrals for patients with life-limiting illnesses who would benefit from being supported by 24 hour/day palliative care services in the community
  • provides palliative care consultation services in the community and can take the role of most responsible provider

Fax: 613-212-1231

Western / Southern Ottawa

Community Palliative Medicine Associates

The Community Palliative Medicine Associates (CPMA) is a partnership of family physicians dedicated to delivering quality in-home palliative care to patients with a life-limiting illness.

Their mission is to provide holistic patient centred medical care and symptom management support in an effort to relieve suffering and enhance the quality of life for patients and their families.

Catchment Area: Westboro, Carlington/Nepean, Bayshore, Britannia, Centrepointe, Bells Corners, Stonehaven, Barrhaven, Manotick, Kanata

Map of the coverage area of Community Palliative Medicine Associates

Community Palliative Medicine Associates coverage is in all coloured areas: purple, green, red, yellow and violet. 


Website: Community Palliative Medicine Associates
Phone: 613-801-0035
Fax: 613-801-0036

Ottawa South Palliative Group

The Ottawa South Palliative Group's (OSPG) objective is to provide patient centred in-home care to patients with life limiting conditions. Their team consists of Palliative Care Specialists and Family Physicians with a special interest in Oncology and Palliative Care.  

Their mission is to help manage symptoms of end of life (such as pain, shortness of breath, and nausea) with a focus on comfort care and quality of life. 

Catchment Area:

  • North Border: Walkley Rd. 

  • East Border: Highway 417

  • South Border: Mitch Owens Rd.

  • West Border: Rideau River/ Limebank Rd.

Postal Codes:
K1T, K1G, K1H, K0A, K1V, K1X, K4M

Ottawa South Palliative Group map

Ottawa South Palliative Group coverage area in red.


Website: Ottawa South Palliative Group

Tel: 613-695-0282

Fax: 613-212-2238


NOTE: For referrals, please call Ottawa South Palliative Group to discuss case prior to faxing referral.

Southern Ottawa, North Grenville

Rideau Palliative Group

A group of physicians based in North Grenville that provide palliative symptom management and end-of-life care.

Catchment Area:  North Grenville, Kemptville, Merrickville, Winchester, Winchester Springs, Chesterville, Spencerville, North Gower, Richmond, Osgoode, Kars, Manotick, Greely, Metcalfe. Addresses just outside these boundaries may be considered.

Map of the coverage area of Rideau Palliative Group

Rideau Palliative Group coverage area in blue. 


Website: Rideau Palliative Group
Phone: 613-518-1422 (urgent inquiries) 
Fax: 343-888-8889
Email: (non-urgent inquiries only)

Russell, Prescott, Cornwall

United Counties of Prescott Russell (UCPR) Palliative Outreach Service

The United Counties of Prescott Russell Palliative Outreach Service is dedicated to providing dignifying palliative symptom management and end-of-life care.

Services are provided in both English and French.

Catchment Area:

  • Communities along highways 417 & 17 (Vankleek Hill, Hawkesbury, L'Orignal) to the Quebec border
  • Communities along highway 401 (Bainsville, South Lancaster, Summerstown, Cornwall) from the Quebec border to Cornwall

If any questions, contact reception.


UCPR covers communities along highways 417, 17 and 401. 


Reception: 613-677-1004
Fax: 844-333-0430

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