Medical Assistance in Dying - MAID BC

If you are seeking medical assistance in dying you should speak with your doctor, nurse practitioner or local health authority’s care co-ordination service for medical assistance in dying.

Click on the link below for more information
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Topic: 
End of Life
Location: 
British Columbia
Source: 
gov.bc.ca

Individuals and their families have many decisions to make when faced with end-of-life care or intolerable suffering. It’s important  to know and understand all the available health care options.

Medical assistance in dying occurs when a doctor or nurse practitioner provides or administers medication that intentionally brings about a person’s death, at that person’s request. This procedure is only available to eligible individuals.

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