Palliative Care

Palliative Care: Partners for a Better Life

Our interdisciplinary team of physicians, advance practice nurses, clinical social workers, and chaplains collaborate with you as you face serious illness, with the ultimate goal of alleviating your symptoms and giving you the best possible quality of life as you receive treatment. You define your goals. We provide the tools to achieve them.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • North Memorial Health Palliative Care helps you experience the best possible quality of life as you are going through treatment for serious illness. The palliative care team includes physicians, nurse practitioners, and social workers with specialized training and certification in communication, support for advance care planning, and symptom management.
  • We provide care throughout the course of any illness, at any stage.
  • We focus on helping you manage any distressing symptoms and helping you define your goals for living well.

Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Kristine M. Allen, CNP

Palliative Care, Geriatrics
My goal is to improve my customer’s quality of life.
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Gail S. Novacheck, APRN, GNP, ACHPN

Palliative Care
I believe health care should encompass a holistic approach.
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