Local Cancer Clinics:
The Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre (Mississauga)
In June 2005, The Credit Valley Hospital officially opened its $134 million expansion that includes The Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre. The Cancer Centre delivers world-class care in the form of both chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
The Trillium Health Centre (Mississauga)
The Trillium Health Centre Oncology Clinic provides consultation, investigation, and diagnosis for patients with cancer or a blood disorder. A multi-disciplinary team of oncologists, haematologists, nurses, social workers, dietitians, and pharmacists provide assessment, patient education, chemotherapy, transfusions, procedures, community follow-up and coordination of care.
Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital (Burlington)
The Cancer Clinic is a satellite clinic of the Juravinski Cancer Centre. This clinic provides consultation, chemotherapy treatment and follow-up care for patients and families experiencing a cancer diagnosis.
Agencies that Wellspring Halton-Peel works closely with:
Look Good, Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better is a national non-profit program committed to helping women manage the appearance related effects of cancer and its treatment. The cornerstone of the program is the free 2-hour workshop led by industry trained cosmeticians and hair alternatives specialists.
Lung Cancer Canada
Lung Cancer Canada’s sole mission is to raise awareness, provide patient focused information and offer peer support to everyone touched by lung cancer.
Lymphoma Foundation of Canada
The Lymphoma Foundation of Canada is dedicated to providing support to individuals with lymphoma, including Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Colorectal Cancer Resource and Action Network (CCRAN)
TThe CCRAN's goal is to ensure that the government is aware and able to respond to the needs of colorectal cancer patients in Ontario with equitable policies and mechanisms to access medications and treatments related to colorectal cancer.
Located in Hamilton, Wellwood is a community-based, non-profit organization which provides information, supportive care programs and peer support to people who have received a diagnosis of cancer, their families and caregivers, and healthcare providers. Working with existing community agencies and cancer care providers, Wellwood aims to provide integrative supportive care.
Local Networks that Wellspring Halton-Peel participates in:
Women’s Health Alliance of Halton:
Network dedicated to promoting women’s health and providing access to support services and resources.
Wellspring Halton-Peel is a contributing member of Alliance Choices4health.org & the Palliative Care Network, The Halton Peel Palliative Care Network
which is a vehicle that facilitates people and resources coming together to improve the system of palliative care in Halton Peel. Its membership is open, broad-based and representative of the organizations and individuals that coordinate and deliver palliative care.www.hppcn.ca
Professional Training Opportunities
Wellspring Training Centre
Drawing on years of experience in professional leadership and program delivery, Wellspring offers professional development opportunities to health care professionals and organizations across Canada so that they might enhance their support of patients and caregivers. www.wellspring.ca/training