Medical Assistance in Dying - MAiD Nova Scotia

If you are seeking information about MAiD, you can discuss this with your primary care provider or a specialist. If you do not have a primary care provider, please contact the Nova Scotia Health MAiD Access and Resource Team.

Click on the link below for more information link to NICE Information Tool >
Open NICE Tool  
End of Life
Nova Scotia

To be eligible for medical assistance in dying, you must meet all of the following criteria. You must:

  • Be eligible for health insurance in Canada;
  • Be at least 18 years old and capable of making health care decisions;
  • Have a grievous and irremediable medical condition;
  • Make a voluntary request free from external pressure; and
  • Give informed consent after being informed of all other available treatments and care.

Get the Latest Updates

Suggest a New Resource

This is a collaborative effort, we welcome suggestions for new resources, videos, news, links to surveys and announcements.

Featured NICE Information Tools

Stay in touch

Subscribe to our eNewsletter for Information Tool updates.
* indicates required
To top of page